was an Amorite king who ruled much of Mesopotamia for a time
and is famous for his famous set of laws, the Code of
King and Code
Learn more about the famous king and his even more famous
code of laws in this fun, illustrated article.
This brief glimpse into the life of the famous king gives
you the basic facts.
Code of Hammurabi
Read ALL the laws here. This site includes the inscription
before and after the listing of the laws.
Encyclopedia: Biography of
A longer biography of Hammurabi gives you more facts and
See the famous code grouped by subject area: Economic laws
are grouped together, social issues laws are grouped
together, and so on.
the Code of Hammurabi to Hebrew
This fascinating site does a direct comparison between
Hammurabi's laws and Moses's laws. A great idea is presented
in a user-friendly way.
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