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
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 ...
"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 ...
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 ...
The Code of Hammurabi at Sacred-texts.com, L.W. King, translator.
The Law Code of Hammurabi is the emblem of the Mesopotamian civilization.
This high basalt stele erected by the king of Babylon in the 18th century BC is a ...
Brief page describing the Code of Hammurabi along with links to the Code online
Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, basalt, Babylonian, 1792-1750 B.C.E. (
Musée du Louvre, Paris) A stele is a vertical stone monument or marker often ...
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 ...