[2014] ally102911: Hammurabi's Code

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[2014] ally102911: Hammurabi's Code

The code was printed into an upright stone pillar


The Babylonian Empire

In 1901, Hammurabi's code was rediscovered by the French. The code was discovered in Iraq which used to be Mesopotamia.

In the picture below, it shows where Hammurabi's code was established which is Babylon.

An example of Hammurabi's Code is, "If you poke someones eye out, you get your eye poked out."

The Hammurabi's Code was written in cuneiform. Cuneiform is the alphabet that the Mesopotamians used.

There is a total of 282 laws in Hammurabi's Code. These codes were made by King Hammurabi of the Babylonian Empire

Click on the video below to learn more!


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