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Babylonian Law Code

Code of Hammurabi Considered a Legal Innovation : 13 Facts of Babylonian Law Code

The Code of Hammurabi was compiled by King Hammurabi of ancient Babylon in 18th century B.C. It consisted of 282 set of laws governing every sphere of life and society in ancient Mesopotamia. These laws regulated people’s conduct and rendered justice for everyone, even slaves. The Babylonian Law Code regulated rights relating to divorce, property, …

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Babylonian Language

21 Babylonian Civilization Facts You Should Know

One of the most powerful and important cities of ancient Mesopotamia was Babylon, the city that was nestled in-between the two river systems of Tigris and Euphrates. The ancient civilization of Babylon is regarded as the earliest cradle of civilization by historians. It was the capital city of 10 Mesopotamian dynasties and was conquered by …

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Female Killers

21 Most Dangerous Women Criminals The World Has Noticed Till Date

From being murderers, kidnappers, robbers, to drug gang queens, women have tried it all, and don’t be surprised to find some of the world’s deadliest beings to be women criminals. Unlike the notion that its mostly men who kill and rape without conscience, and are psycho killers, its women too that have made this world …

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Blaise Pascal Facts

18 Blaise Pascal Inventions And Facts That You Should Know

The man who gave us the world’s first mechanical calculator Pascaline – Blaise Pascal was a child prodigy, a great scientist, a philosopher, a prolific writer and a mathematician of French origin. From discovering Pascal’s Theorem at the tender age of 16, to inventing the first mechanical calculator at 19 to help his father, Pascal …

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Mesopotamia Inventions,

15 Mesopotamia Achievements and Inventions : What Did The Mesopotamians Invent

The name Mesopotamia, aka ‘The land between the rivers’ rings the name of several great leaders like Hammurabi, Ur-Nammu and Sargon of Akkad in our minds. These great personalities with their remarkable leadership paved the way for the foundation of many great empires and also encouraged several advancements and inventions in various fields that include …

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Mesopotamian Gods

Mesopotamian Religious Beliefs : 15 Gods and Goddesses Worshiped in Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamians like the Akkadians, Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians believed in worshiping various gods and goddesses. Before Syriac Christianity took over Mesopotamia, these people had unique sets of Mesopotamian religious beliefs that included worship of main gods and deities like Ishtar, Marduk, Anu, and Tiamat among a host of others. It was between 3500 BC …

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Roman Sex Life

History of Sex in Ancient Rome : 17 Facts About Roman Sex Life

Ancient Rome was the birthplace of a great civilization, that, like us, had its own sexual predilections. Much like the modern-day humans, they too had a fondness for prostitutes and brothels, loved being in homosexual relationships, and enjoyed marital sex to the hilt. Sex, in their times, was not a dispassionate affair. Instead, Romans indulged …

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History Of Zombies

Shocking And Forgotten History Of Zombies From Ancient Times

Zombies are the latest rage in Hollywood, and are everywhere…literally! From appearing in horror flicks on mainstream cinema, to featuring in television series, books and magazines; these reanimated or ghoulish beings seem to never stop amazing us. But, do you know that zombies were created much before Hollywood patronized them? So, for anyone who wants …

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