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 ... Hammurabi's Code is one of the most famous examples of the ancient precept of
“lex talionis,” or law of retribution, a form of retaliatory justice ...
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 ...
Sep 3, 2013 ... The Code of Hammurabi refers to a set of rules or laws enacted by the
Babylonian King Hammurabi (reign 1792-1750 B.C.). The code ...
At that time I, Hammurabi, the pious, god-fearing prince, was called forth by name
for the welfare of the people: To cause justice to appear in the world, to destroy ...
The Epilogue. Laws 101 through 150. Compiled and Illustrated by.Phillip Martin.
Return to Hammurabi HomePage. Copyright 1998 and revised 2015. Biologist.
An extremely useful source for discussions of Mesopotamian government and
society is the Babylonian document Hammurabi's Code (circa 1780 BCE). One of
Brief page describing the Code of Hammurabi along with links to the Code online