The Code of Hammurabi by L. W. King, "Hammurabi was the ruler who chiefly established the greatness of Babylon, the world's first metropolis. Many relics of Hammurabi's reign (1795-1750 BC) have been preserved, and today we can study this remarkable King as a wise law-giver in his celebrated code."
Waldorf ~ 5th grade ~ Ancient Mesopotamia ~ The Code of Hammurabi ~ Fair or Cruel ~ We have discussed Hammurabi's Code in class. We talked about the need for laws, what it would be like in our world without laws and the type of laws Hammurabi came up with. While listening to some of the laws, you probably thought one of two things: 1. it's fair or 2. its cruel. Sharing your thoughts and opinions on whether you think Hammurabi's Code was fair or too cruel.