The Code of Hammurabi is the most frequently cited cuneiform document in specialized literature. Its first scholarly publication in 1902 led to the development of a special branch of comparative jurisprudence, the study of cuneiform law. Following the division made by the first editor, Jean-Vincent Scheil. If any one ensnare another, putting a ban upon him, but he can not prove it, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death. If any one bring an accusation against a man, and the ac-cused go to the river and leap into the river, if he sink in the river his accuser shall take possession of his house.
Leonard William King
The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dated to about 1754 BC (Middle Chronology).It is one of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. The sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, enacted the code.A partial copy exists on a 2.25-metre-tall (7.4 ft) stone stele.It consists of 282 laws, with scaled. Code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon by Hammurabi, King of Babylonia; Records of the Past Exploration Society. Publication date 1903. (OCR results, PDF etc.).
Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 52 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1915.
The Code Of Hammurabi is the earliest known written set of laws ever discovered. They were written on an eight foot tall piece of black basalt and were found in ancient Mesopotamia (Iraq). The code contains details of crimes and their punishments as well as settlements for disputes and guidelines on how a civilian should behave.
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