Stele of Hammurabi: Definition & Concept


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A stele is

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1. The Stele of Hammurabi

2. According to Hammurabi's legal code

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hammurabi's code was the first written legal code in the Ancient World, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand its importance. These questions will test your knowledge of the history and function of the stele.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Current location of the stele
  • Definition of stele
  • Laws from the Code of Hammurabi

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ancient history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the specific laws from the Stele of Hammurabi
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stele's rediscovery

Additional Learning

To learn more about the history of law, review the accompanying lesson called Stele of Hammurabi: Definition & Concept. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the definition and function of stele
  • Know how the stele addressed citizens' private lives
  • Understand the historical significance of the Stele of Hammurabi