King Hamurrabi's Role in the Babylonian Jurisdiction

Abstract

King Hamurrabi is one of the distinguished kings in Mesopotamia for the great achievements he accomplished during his reign one of which was his achievement in the field of Babylonian Jurisdiction. He started a radical change in the administration of Judicial affairs and the appointment of judges. He is considered the supreme judge of the state who looked into the various legal cases. He was keen on issuing decrees which helped a lot in the development of the Babylonian Jurisdiction. Before the end of his reign, he issued a Famous law which is considered as one of the most important legal documents in the ancient near East.

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