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Jun 15 2012

Urukagina’s Code

Urukagina was a king who ruled in ancient Sumer from 2360-2380 BC. He instituted some reforms of the governing methodology and created one of the earliest systems of laws that we have a record of. Problems of the time included: regulating the exchange of money for goods and services, collecting taxes, slavery, theft, divorce, and …

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