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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Sixth king of the first Babylonian dynasty (c.2130-2088 B.C.). His warlike exploits togetherwith his skill in governing his kingdom and his code of laws, place him among the greatest men of ancient history. He is probably the Amraphel, King of Senaar, mentioned in Genesis 14. His code, unearthed at Susa, Persia, 1901, by French excavators is a legal masterpiece, dealing comprehensively with civiland criminal matters.

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Entry for 'Hammurabi'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​h/hammurabi.html. 1910.
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