Ancient Near East : History
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Ancient Mesopotamia Teacher's Resource Guide information on Mesopotamia, Sumer, and Hammurabi [Oriental Institute] [People in History] [Searches and Tools]

Encarta on Hammurabi's Code Info on Mesopotamia, Sumer, and Hammurabi [People in History] [Searches and Tools]

Encarta Online information on Hammurabi's Code Collection of the laws and edicts of the Babylonian king Hammurabi, and the earliest legal code known in its entirety. A copy of the code was unearthed by a team of French archaeologists during the winter of 1901 to 1902 at Susa, in a part of Iran that was once ancient Elam. [People in History] [Searches and Tools]

Yale Law School with Babylonian background information on Mesopotamia, Sumer, and Hammurabi [People in History] [Searches and Tools]