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Code of Hammurabi

Published 18th century BCE

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Code of Hammurabi

The Code of Hammurabi is a Babylonian law code that dates to the 18th century BCE. The code was enacted by Hammurabi, a Babylonian king, and contains 282 laws and their punishments.