Code of Hammurabi
Laws inscribed a 7 foot tall stone slab enshrined in the temple of Marduk borrowed from Sumerian clay tablets that have been found dated 2200 B.C.E. Punishment based on law of retaliation: "an eye for an eye"

Code of Hammurabi

Laws inscribed a 7 foot tall stone slab enshrined in the temple of Marduk borrowed from Sumerian clay tablets that have been found dated 2200 B.C.E. Punishment based on law of retaliation: "an eye for an eye"

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tags: an eye for an eye. code of hammurabi. babylonia. babylonian. ancient. history.


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