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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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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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