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Why was Hammurabi’s code important?
Topic Started: Jul 10 2011, 03:46 PM (1,137 Views)

The Hammurabi’s code is the code of Babylonian law formulated in around 1700 BC. Hammurabi is the sixth king of Babylonia who has written the code and made it to appear permanently on stones called steles. This code comprises of 282 laws. The code was written in Akkadian language using cuneiform script. This code is even today available on a display in Louvre, Paris. :D
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