The Effects of the Hammurabi Code
Hammurabi's Code, created in what is now modern Iraq, marked one of the earliest codified systems of law in the history of human society, coming nearly five millenniums ago. It was not only impressive in its range -- covering class, gender, marriage,...
The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient
Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BC (Middle Chronology). It is one of the
"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth." This phrase, along with the idea of
written laws, goes back to ancient Mesopotamian culture that prospered long ...
CODE OF LAWS. 1. If any one ensnare another, putting a ban upon him, but he
can not prove it, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death. 2. If any one ...
Dec 17, 2013 ... Find out more about the fascinating history behind one of antiquity's most
important legal codes.
One of the earliest and most complete ancient legal codes was proclaimed by the
Babylonian king Hammurabi, who reigned from 1792 to 1750 B.C. Hammurabi ...
An extremely useful source for discussions of Mesopotamian government and
society is the Babylonian document Hammurabi's Code (circa 1780 BCE). One of
The Epilogue. Laws 101 through 150. Compiled and Illustrated by.Phillip Martin.
Return to Hammurabi HomePage. Copyright 1998 and revised 2015. Biologist.
The Code of Hammurabi at Sacred-texts.com, L.W. King, translator.