Title: Code of Hammurabi

Author: Hammurabi, King of Babylon

Date: 3rd Millenium, B.C.

Publisher: T. & T. Clark, Edinburgh

Translation: C.H.W. Johns, M.A.

Source:

The Project Gutenberg

Selections:

"Introduction Text, sections 228 - 233"

Description: This is the best-preserved ancient law code, enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi. It includes laws about the liabilities of builders.

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