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The Political System consists of subjects such as government laws and punishments organizations leaders the military and other political institutions such as buildings In the next couple of paragraphs I will be expanding on the comparison between the Mesopotamian society and a civilization There are several rules under The Code Of Hammurabi that fall under political subjects such as laws and punishments Some of these rules fall under the category of robbery Robbery is illegal in all parts of the world and there are rules and punishments for it everywhere If a man committed highway robbery in a Mesopotamian society than he would be put to death If a man broke into a house than he would have been killed before the breach and buried at that location A civilization consists of a government a government develops these types of laws and punishments Also there are laws under The Code Of Hammurabi that deal with the leaders during this time such as the King The King lives in a temple and it is known that if a man was to steal goods from a temple than he shall be put to death In addition the man who receives the stolen goods from the temple will be put to death as well This rule has relation to a monumental building because it deals with the Kings home and his personal belongings which is another reason for us to believe the Mesopotamian society was a civilization There is a rule in the Code of Hammurabi that discusses the punishments of a man who in a capital trial bares false witness or does not establish the statement that he has made This rule goes to show that in the Mesopotamian society there was a court system and most likely a building of some sort that would represent what we would call today a courthouse Another point would be that when a builder has built a house
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