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Old Babylonian empire and reign of Hammurabi (1792-1750 BC)

Babylonia, and later Babylonian empire, was the former kingdom in Mesopotamia between 1900 BC or 1800 BC all the way to the fall in...

Fall of Old Babylonian empire

Hammurabi's son and successor Samsu-Iluna (around 1749 – 1712 BC) managed to maintain power over most of the territory which he had inherited, but...
Detail view of Hammurabi code

Old Babylonian empire – Law Code of Hammurabi

Hammurabi’s Legal Code is a set of legal lists, which in a single legislative act Babylonian emperor Hammurabi issued in the 1792 – 1750...

Neo-Babylonian empire (616 – 539/8 BC)

Although weakened by Kassites invasion, Babylon was still an important economic center of Mesopotamia. Neo-Babylonian Empire belongs to the countries of the I Millennium...

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