Hammurabi Writes His Code of Laws

About the history of the Babylonian king Hammurabi, his code of laws.

1792-1750 B.C. HAMMURABI WRITES HIS CODE OF LAWS

The 6th and best-known King of the 1st Amorite Dynasty of Babylon, Hammurabi gained immortality by introducing a legal code of 282 case laws. These laws dealt with matters such as commerce, marriage, theft, slavery, debts.

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