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Med. Weter. 74 (1), 5965, 2018

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MACIEJ JANECZEK, EWA BILEWICZ, ALEKSANDER CHRÓSZCZ
Animals in Ancient Near East countries law codes- Sumer and Babylonia
The roots of modern law and legislation, including the animal healing and care, should had been found in Su-mer. The authors were comparing the content of ancient Sumerian and Babylonian codes of law with each other, beginning from Ur-Nammu Code of Law, Lipit-Ishtar and subsequent texts, to Code of Hammurabi, which had codified the veterinarian activities. The work describes the multidimensional analysis of law codes aiming on the animals’ references, form the punishments sentenced for offences involving animals to tools used in sentence execution. .
Key words: Mesopotamia, animals, veterinary, Hammurabi, Lipit-Ishtar, Ur-Nammu, codes