(1810 BC - 1750 BC)

The sixth king of the Amorite Dynasty of Babylon, Hammurabi waged a series of successful wars against his neighbors in Mesopotamia. He declined the honor of deification during his lifetime, but a seven-foot tablet into which his codes were engraved is still on display at the Louvre Museum.

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Voices In Time

c. 1750 BC | Babylon

Wives’ Tale

Legislating domestic affairs.More

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