The Cylinder

Being this the extended consideration more, other authors consider that the human rights are a constant in History and have its roots in the classic world; also its origin if finds in affirmation of the Christianity of the moral dignity of the man while person. The Cylinder of Ciro today in British Museum, the first declaration of the human rights. One of documents older than tied the human rights is the Cylinder of Ciro, that contain a declaration of Persian king (old Anger) CiroII after its conquest of Babilnia in 539 C. It was discovered in 1879 and it translated it to the ONU 1971 to all its official languages. It can just be resulted of a centered mesopotmica tradition in the figure of the king, whose first known example is king Urukagina, of Lagash, who reigned during century XXIV C, and of where fits to also detach Hammurabi of Babilnia and its famous Code of Hammurabi, that dates of century XVIII B.C. The Cylinder of Ciro presented innovative characteristics, especially in relation the religion.

In it she was declared the freedom of religion and abolition of the slavery. He has been valued positively for its direction humanist and also he was described as the first bill of rights human beings. Very posterior documents, as the Great Letter of England, of 1215, and the Letter of Mandn, of 1222, if have also associated with the human rights. In old Rome it had the concept of right in the citizenship Roman to all Romans. The conquest of America in century XVI for the Spaniard resulted in a debate for the human rights in Spain. This marked the first time that the subject in the Europa.Em was argued century XVII and XVIII, European philosophers, being distinguished John Locke, had developed the concept of the natural law. The natural laws, for Locke, did not depend on the citizenship nor of the laws of a State, nor necessarily were limited to an ethnic, cultural or religious group in particular.