Ur-Nammu


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Ur-Nammu

(ŭr-näm`o͞o), fl. 2060 B.C., king of the ancient city of Ur, sometimes called Zur-Nammu or Ur-Engur. He founded a new Sumerian dynasty, the third dynasty of Ur, that lasted a century. Ur-Nammu was the promulgator of the oldest code of law yet known, older by about three centuries than the code of Hammurabi. It consists of a prologue and seven laws; the prologue describes Ur-Nammu as a divinely appointed king who established justice throughout the land. This code is of great importance to the study of biblical law, which it predates by about five centuries. The two most famous monuments of Ur-Nammu's reign are the great ziggurat (temple) at Ur and his stele, of which fragments remain.
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The Code of Ur-Nammu, the oldest known legal code in the world was written here.
Some trace its roots as far back as the Code of Ur-Nammu from ancient Sumeria, which dates to about 2050 B.
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Despues de la dominacion Guteana, aparecio un nuevo defensor de Sumer, de nombre Utuhegal, quien los expulso del territorio, pero solo reino siete anos, despues usurpo el poder Ur-Nammu, quien fundo la ultima dinastia sumerja importante, conocida como la Dinastia de Uf.
2018 Year 1 of King Ur-Nammu, founder of Third Dynasty of Ur 1954 June 27th eclipse (Tablets 20 & 21 of Enu-ma Anu Enlil) 1953 Death of King Sulgi 1912 March 16th eclipse (Tablets 20 & 21 of Enu-ma Anu Enlil) 1911 Fall of Ur; end of reign of King Ibbi-Sin 1798 Year 1 of King Sumuabum, founder of the First Dynasty of Babylon 1696 Year 1 of King Hammurabi 1651 Fall of Babylon ("High Chronology") 1595 Fall of Babylon ("Middle Chronology") 1550 Year 1 of King Ammis.