Mesopotamia Essay | What We Learned from Our Amorite Ancestry

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What We Learned from Our Amorite Ancestry

Summary: Discusses the ancient Amorite society of Mesopotamia. Analyzes how the ancient civilization influenced current western morality. Examines modern moral code and societal structure and compares our modern laws to those adopted by the Amorites 3,500 years ago.
The Amorite society of the earliest civilization may not have held their morals to the same regard as we do today, but they did have many values literally etched in stone for everyone to follow. Their society was Patriarchal and men were superior to women. The society as a whole held a man's property in high regards. The Amorites also had many different classes of power, authority, and wealth. The king governed with supremacy and was never questioned. This earliest of civilizations held many things important we do today, and there are many similarities to their laws and moral codes. Over 3,500 years ago there were Amorite societies which held many things in high regard such as a man's property, a man's right over his wife, and also the supreme rule of their king.

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