Hammurabi

Hammurabi was an Amorite king who ruled much of Mesopotamia for a time and is famous for his famous set of laws, the Code of Hammurabi.


Hammurabi: King and Code
Learn more about the famous king and his even more famous code of laws in this fun, illustrated article.

Hammurabi
Another solid biography of this famous ancient king

The Code of Hammurabi
Read ALL the laws here. This site includes the inscription before and after the listing of the laws.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Biography of Hammurabi
A longer biography of Hammurabi gives you more facts and figures.

Hammurabi's Code: An Eye for an Eye
A look at the famous ruler's famous laws, with an eye toward influences on today

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