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Code of Hammurabi


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    • Inu Anum ṣīrum
    • Codex Hammurabi
    • Sharīʻat Ḥamūrābī
    • Codex Ḫammurapi
    • Hammurabi's Code
    • Hammurabi Code
    • Hammurabi, King of Babylonia. Code of Hammurabi
    • Ḫammu-rabi's Laws
    • Code of Ḫammu-rabi
    • Laws of Ḫammu-rabi
    • Codice Ḫammurabi
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  • Sources

    • found: Cruveilhier, P. Commentaire du Code d'Hammourabi, 1938.
    • found: LC data base, 03-24-92(AACR 2 hdg.: Code of Hammurabi. Arabic & Akkadian)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 15th ed.(Hammurabi, Code of: consists of 282 case laws; principal source is stela discovered in 1901 and now in Louvre)
    • found: Encyc. Amer., 1990(Hammurabi, Code of)
    • found: Acad. Amer. encyc., 1989(Hammurabi, Code of)
    • found: Inu Anum ṣīrum, 1994:CIP t.p. (Codex Hammurabi) galley (Inu Anum ṣīrum is the ancient scribes' name for Codex Hammurabi)
    • found: Sharīʻat Ḥamūrābī, 2003-
    • found: Das Sanktionensystem des Codex Ḫammurapi, 2007.
    • found: Wikipedia, May 9, 2009(under Hammurabi: Hammurabi is known for the set of laws called Hammurabi's Code, one of the first written codes of law; under Code of Hammurabi: Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi) is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1760 BC (middle chronology) in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi)
    • found: The Hammurabi code, and the Sinaitic legislation, 1971.
    • found: The Babylonian laws, 1956-1960:v. 1, preface (Code of Ḫammu-rabi; Ḫammu-rabi's Laws) v. 1, p. 9 (Laws of Ḫammu-rabi)
    • found: The oldest code of laws in the world, 1903:t.p. (the code of laws promulgated by Ḫammurabi, King of Babylon, B.C. 2285-2242) p. v (Code of Ḫammurabi)
    • found: The codes of Hammurabi and Moses, 1905:p. 7 (Hammurabi Code) p. 10 (Code of Hammurabi)
    • found: Codex Ḫammurabi, 1953:pref. (Codice Ḫammurabi)
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    • 1992-03-24: new
    • 2013-06-21: revised
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