The King’s Law – The Code of Hammurabi

Code-of-Hammurabi

Hammurabi was the oldest son of Sin-Muballit, and he became the sixth king of Babylon upon his father’s abdication around 1729 BC (based on the short chronology timeline).

Even though he didn’t inherit much power from his father and at the time he controlled only a small part of Babylonia, the city of Sippar, he later became the first king of the so-called Babylonian Empire…. READ MORE