• Launchpad: Trade in Old Babylonia

    Created August 23, 2010
  • Launchpad: Hammurabi’s Code

    Created August 16, 2010

    LaunchPad: Hammurabi's Code

    Hammurabi’s Code: How does it reflect Babylonian society?

    Click on the link for your group and work together to answer the questions. The precepts are available at Yale University’s Avalon Project. The precepts, questions, and some brief background information that will guide each group through this activity is available in the list of links below (in .pdf form).

    Burial chamber of King Tutankhamen's unearthed tomb is unsealed in Egypt

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    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama born

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    Horace, Roman poet, dies in 8 BCE

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    Mali becomes an autonomous state within French Community

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    Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen

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    Lascaux Cave Paintings are discovered

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