The Code of Hammurabi (Paperback)

The Code of Hammurabi By Claude Hermann Walter Johns (Translator), Mybook (Editor), Hammurabi Cover Image
By Claude Hermann Walter Johns (Translator), Mybook (Editor), Hammurabi
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The Code of Hammurabi was one of several sets of laws in the ancient Near East and also one of the first forms of law. The code of laws was arranged in orderly groups, so that all who read the laws would know what was required of them. Earlier collections of laws include the Code of Ur-Nammu, king of Ur (c. 2050 BC), the Laws of Eshnunna (c. 1930 BC) and the codex of Lipit-Ishtar of Isin (c. 1870 BC), while later ones include the Hittite laws, the Assyrian laws, and Mosaic Law. These codes come from similar cultures in a relatively small geographical area, and they have passages which resemble each other.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781979366441
ISBN-10: 1979366446
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2017
Pages: 82
Language: English