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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Hammurabi, -- King of Babylonia.,
  • Babylonia -- History

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Edition Notes

Vol. 2, chapter 5 of The Cambridge ancient history, rev. ed. Bibliography: p. 55-62.

SeriesCambridge ancient history -- fasc. 35
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20732318M

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Code of Hammurabi, the most complete and perfect extant collection of Babylonian laws, developed during the reign of Hammurabi (– bce) of the 1st dynasty of Babylon. It consists of his legal decisions that were collected toward the end of his reign and inscribed on a diorite stela set up. Cambridge ancient 2, ch. v. Hammurabi and the end of his dynasty. By C. J. Gadd. Cambridge: the University Press. Pp. 6 : H. W. F. Saggs. Legends of the Ancient World: The Life and Legacy of Hammurabi looks at the known and unknown about the Ancient Babylonian king and attempts to separate fact from fiction to analyze his life and reign. Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about Hammurabi like you never have before, in no time at all.5/5(2). HAMMURABI hăm’ ə rä’ bĭ (Akkad.Ḫammurab/pi [the god] [H]ammu is great; by some identified with AMRAPHEL, ַמְרָפֶ֣ל, of Gen , 9).Name borne by sixth king of first dynasty of Babylon and by kings of Aleppo and Kurda in early 2nd millennium b.c.. I. King of Babylon.

HAMMURABI. cham-oo-ra'-be: 1. Etymology of His Name, with Reference to Amraphel; His Dynasty 2. The Years Following His Accession 3. Military Operations and Further Pious Works. Inauguration of His Image 4. The Capture of Rim-Sin 5. Various Works, and an Expedition to Mesopotamia 6. His Final Years 7. No Record of His Expedition to Palestine 8. Book Review Physical conditions in Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Egypt before the period of agricultural and urban settlement (K. S. Butzer), Syria and Palestine C. – B.C. (G. Posener, J. Bottero, and Kathleen M. Kenyon), Hammurabi and the end of his dynasty (C. J. Gadd), Palestine in the time of the nineteenth dynasty (O. Eissfeldt), the Hebrew Kingdom Author: S. N. Kramer.   The Code of Hammurabi was one of the earliest and most complete written legal codes and was proclaimed by the Babylonian king Hammurabi, who reigned from to B.C. Hammurabi expanded the. The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved ancient law code, created circa BC in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi. The stele containing the Code of Hammurabi was discovered in by the Egyptologist Gustav Jequier, a member of the expedition headed by Jacques de Morgan/5.

  Hammurabi was the sixth king of the First Babylonian dynasty -- about years ago. We don't know for sure when -- during a general period running from to B.C. -- he ruled, but the standard Middle Chronology puts his dates at Mesopotamia from the Hassunah period to the end of the First Dynasty of Babylon when Hammurabi lived. One should notice that some of these dynasties in his book Traditional Chronology of Early Mesopotamia Hassunah period – BC Halaf period – BC Mesopotamia. Abraham and the Chronology of Ancient Size: KB. King Hammurabi is the best known of the early monarchs of ancient times due to his famous law code, found inscribed on stone. This great lawgiver of ancient Babylon belonged to the First Baby-Ionian Dynasty which came to an end, under circumstances shrouded in mystery, some three or four generations after Hammurabi. Hammurabi (Akkadian from Amorite ʻAmmurāpi, "the kinsman is a healer", from ʻAmmu, "paternal kinsman", and Rāpi, "healer"; died c. BCE) was the sixth king of Babylon (that is, of the First Babylonian Dynasty) from BCE to BCE middle /5.