|Statement||[edited] by Robert Francis Harper.|
|Contributions||Harper, Robert Francis, 1864-1914.|
|LC Classifications||KL2212.1 .A2 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 192 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||99023953|
This book-- the first edition of which was printed in provides the student of Mesopotamian antiquity with an astounding examination of the famous Code of Hammurabi, a king of Babylon who provided his subjects with what was probably the most comprehensive set of laws in existence at the time in which they were written.5/5(8). The King of Babylon, Hammurabi himself in BCE, wrote The Code of Hammurabi containing severe two hundred and eighty two law codes that the whole society was to follow. Similarly to law codes, The Egyptian Book of the Dead was used in the New Kingdom that is around BCE to around 50 BCE, it also served as a platform way of life. The Code of Hammurabi was one of the earliest and most complete written legal codes and was proclaimed by the Babylonian king Hammurabi, who reigned from to B.C. Hammurabi expanded the. The laws are generally known as the Code of Hammurabi. Code of Hammurabi Summary. In approximately , BCE, Hammurabi, king of the Babylonian Empire, decreed a set of laws to every city-state to.
The Code of Hammurabi is a collection of the King of Babylon’s laws which were inscribed on stone columns towards the end of his reign. The case laws include economic provisions (prices, tariffs, trade, and commercial regulations), family law (marriage and divorce), as well as provisions dealing with criminal law (assault, theft) and. Hammurabi, sixth and best-known ruler of the 1st (Amorite) dynasty of Babylon (reigning c. – BCE), noted for his surviving set of laws, once considered the oldest promulgation of laws in human history, the Code of Hammurabi. Learn more about Hammurabi’s life and accomplishments in . This is the first biography in English of King Hammurabi, who ruled Babylon from to BC and presents a rounded view of his accomplishments. Describes how Hammurabi dealt with powerful rivals and extended his kingdom. The Oldest Code of Laws in the World The code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon B.C. Kindle Edition by Hammurabi (Author), C. H. W. (Claude Hermann Walter) Johns (Translator) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 35 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(35).
The Code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon, about B.C. Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). The Oldest Code of Laws in the World: The Code of Laws Promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon, B. C., [Hammurabi, Johns, C.H.W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Oldest Code of Laws in the World: The Code of Laws Promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon, B. C., /4(33). The Code of Hammurabi King of Babylon. About B.C. Autographed Text Transliteration (English, Akkadian and Akkadian Edition) Robert Francis Harper. out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover. $ The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics) Andrew George. out of 5 stars /5(25). This is the first biography in English of King Hammurabi, who ruled Babylon from to BC and presents a rounded view of his accomplishments. Describes how Hammurabi dealt with powerful rivals and extended his kingdom. Draws on the King’s own writings and on diplomatic correspondence that has only recently become available.