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 ...
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 ...
The Code of Hammurabi at Sacred-texts.com, L.W. King, translator.
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 ...
Brief page describing the Code of Hammurabi along with links to the Code online
The Epilogue. Laws 101 through 150. Compiled and Illustrated by.Phillip Martin.
Return to Hammurabi HomePage. Copyright 1998 and revised 2015. Biologist.
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 ...