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Самый ранний известный свод законов, Законы Ур-Намму, составлен на глиняных табличках в Шумере в казуистическом форме ЕСЛИ (преступление), ТОГДА (наказание), послужив впоследствии образцом почти для всех последующих кодексов

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1. If a man commits a murder, that man must be killed. 2. If a man commits a robbery, he will be killed. 3. If a man commits a kidnapping, he is to be imprisoned and pay 15 shekels of silver. 4. If a slave marries a slave, and that slave is set free, he does not leave the household. 5. If a slave marries a native (i.e. free) person, he/she is to hand the firstborn son over to his owner. 6. If a man violates the right of another and deflowers the virgin wife of a young man, they shall kill that male. 7. If the wife of a man followed after another man and he slept with her, they shall slay that woman, but that male shall be set free. (§4 in some translations) [...]

Code of Ur-Nammu

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