The Code of Hammurabi is one of the earliest known examples of human laws being defined and written down in an orderly way. Little is known about Hammurabi himself; he ruled Babylon nearly four millennia ago, from roughly 1792-1750 B.C. The code has 282...
Babylon (now Iraq)
Hammurabi (died c. 1750 BC) was the sixth Amorite king of Babylon (that is, of
the First Babylonian Dynasty, the Amorite Dynasty) from 1792 BC to 1750 BC ...
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 ...
Hammurabi (also known as Khammurabi and Ammurapi, reigned 1792-1750
BCE) was the sixth king of the Amorite First Dynasty of Babylon, assumed the...
is now synonymous with his code of laws, referred to as the Code of Hammurabi
. By recording the judgments he made, the stele would have served to testify to and honor King Hammurabi's
acts and deeds.
We don't know for sure when -- during a general period run... More »
"Hammurabi, the king of righteousness, on whom Shamash has conferred the
law, am I." "An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth." This phrase, along with the
Jun 18, 2015 ... The reconstruction of Hammurabi's rule is based mainly on his date formulas (
years were named for a significant act the king had performed in ...
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earliest written laws in human history.
Learn about the biography of Hammurabi from Ancient Mesopotamia. King of the
Babylonians and writer of the Code of Hammurabi.
Many relics of Hammurabi's reign ([1795-1750 BC]) have been preserved, and
today we can study this remarkable King....as a wise law-giver in his celebrated ...