Assignment: Law Code Of Hammurabi, The Code Of Hammurabi
This 5-page essay is a continuation of the Draft Analytical Essay
You begin this assignment by reading or viewing the one primary source you chose and analyze its meaning by making notes on your answers to the questions below:
What kind of primary source is it?
Who is the author or creator (if known)?
Can you tell why was it written or created?
What is the primary source's tone? What words and phrases (and/or scenes and visual perspectives) convey it?
What are the author's or creator's values and assumptions are? Is there visible bias? Explain your answers.
What information does it relate? Did the author or creator have first-hand knowledge of the subject or did s/he report what others saw and heard?
What issues does it address?
What is your overall assessment of the primary source and its usefulness/significance for the historical study of your topic?
You can only use sources from the course (required readings from the textbook and websites) for the Analytical Essay on Primary Sources. No sources from outside the course are allowed.
Kevin Reilly, The Human Journey, Chapter 2
Website: Law Code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon.
Website: Code of Hammurabi: Ancient Babylonian Laws.
Website: 8 Things You May Not Know about Hammurabi's Code.
Website: Hammurabi, The Code of Hammurabi [-2250] (scroll about half way down the page past the transliteration to the English translation)
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.