bab_scroll.gif Ancient Babylonia - Law and Justice

Shamash, the Sun God, was their God of Law and Justice

A Witness of a Crime was to Take an Oath Before his God

Serious Crimes were Punishable by Drowning or Burning

Hammurapi's Code Contained about 250 laws

"lex talionis" Means An Eye for an Eye

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Ancient Babylonia

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