The Oldest Code of Laws in the World
Format: Scanned PDF
Pages (PDF): 108
Publication Date: 1903
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The Oldest Code Of Laws In The World, The Code Of Laws Promulgated By Hammurabi, King Of Babylon, B.C. 2285-2242. The Code of Hammurabi is one of the most important monuments in the history of the human race. Containing as it does the laws which were enacted by a king of Babylonia in the third millennium B.C., whose rule extended over the whole of Mesopotamia from the mouths of the rivers Tigris and Euphrates to the Mediterranean coast.
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