Hammurabi

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The heich pairt o the stane o Hammurabi's leist o laws

Hammurabi[1] (ca. 1810 BCE – 1750 BCE), wis the sixt keeng o Babylon. He is kent fer writin the Code o Hammurabi, the maist weel kent early exemplar o a ruler codifying a leist o laws fer his subjits.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Arnold, Bill T. (2005). Who Were the Babylonians? Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 90-04-13071-3
  • Breasted, James Henry (2003). Ancient Time or a History of the Early World, Part 1. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 0-7661-4946-3
  • DeBlois, Lukas (1997). An Introduction to the Ancient World. Routledge Publishing. ISBN 0-415-12773-4
  • Van De Mieroop, Marc (2005). King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 1-4051-2660-4
  • Babylonian Law. Britannica, 1911.

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  1. (Akkadian frae Amorite ˤAmmurāpi, "the kinsman is a healer," frae ˤAmmu, "paternal kinsman," an Rāpi, "healer"
Precedit bi
Sin-muballit
Keengs o Babylon Succeeded by
Samsu-Iluna