The Code of Hammurabi

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The Code of Hammurabi

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The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian law code, dating to ca. 1700 BC (short chronology). The sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, enacted the code, and partial copies exist on a human-sized stone stele and various clay tablets.Excerpted from Code of Hammurabi on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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