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Hammurabi was an ancient king of Babylon who promulgated one of the first written code of laws in history. The sixth king in the Amorite Dynasty, Hammurabi reigned from around 1792 B.C. until his death in 1750 B.C.

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Hammurabi, who reigned as king of Babylon from 1792 to 1750 B.C., is famous for having created one of the first written legal codes. After greatly expanding his native kingdom's territory, he produced a systematic series...

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The Code of Hammurabi is a set of 282 pre-Biblical laws that were compiled by King Hammurabi to regulate Babylonian society in 18th-century B.C. Hammurabi had the laws inscribed on a 7.5-foot stone pillar, known as a ste...

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Some of the major contributions of the Babylonian Empire to civilization include building the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, considered as one of the ancient seven world wonders; fashioning jewelry; using contracts for comm...

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The greatest accomplishment of Hammurabi was the Hammurabi Code of Laws. Hammurabi was the most celebrated among all Mesopotamian kings.

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One law in the Code of Hammurabi states that a person who accuses another of a capital offense should be put to death if he cannot prove the accusation. Another law excuses a debtor from paying rent or paying back a loan...

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Hammurabi, who reigned as king of Babylon from 1792 to 1750 B.C., is famous for having created one of the first written legal codes. After greatly expanding his native kingdom's territory, he produced a systematic series...

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