This is at least better than the Code of Hammurabi, which considered the rape victim an adulteress.
He is just as likely to bring in Ben Bernanke and Ralph Nader as Hammurabi and Cato the Elder.
The book presented a clear and readable account of the life and times of Hammurabi and the dynasty to which he belonged.
The provisions in the laws of Hammurabi are as simple and matter-of-fact as possible.
Hostilities with Elam are frequent before and after the days of Hammurabi.
In the laws of Hammurabi we find two classes of women attached to the temple.
Assyria was never split up into independent states like Babylonia before the days of Hammurabi.
The period for debt slavery was, however, confined to the years of Hammurabi.
The earliest Kassites, a people of uncertain racial affinities, began to settle in the land during Hammurabi's lifetime.
Let us remember that Hammurabi's code was represented as the work of Marduk.
A king of ancient Mesopotamia, known for putting the laws of his country into a formal code.