Masters of Mesopotamia

September 25, 2019 by mrcaseyhistory

Code_of_Hammurabi_replica_stele_REMQuaestio: How did rulers gain, legitimize, and consolidate expand power in Ancient Southwest Asia?


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The Law Code of Hammurabi
Assyrian Royal Inscriptions

Homework Wednesday:
Egyptian Irrigation (online)

Homework Thursday:
Assyrian Royal Inscriptions

Be ready to discuss tomorrow:

•What methods did the Assyrians use to gain, legitimize, and consolidate their power?

•Which inscriptions did you find the most shocking or noteworthy? Why?

–What purpose did these actions, and these records, serve for the rulers?

•Refer to the text to support your position.

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