Thursday, February 17, 2011

Post 6

Hammurabi's Code

102. If a merchant entrust money to an agent (broker) for some investment, and the broker suffer a loss in the place to which he goes, he shall make good the capital to the merchant
114. If a man have no claim on another for corn and money, and try to demand it by force, he shall pay one-third of a mina of silver in every case.

197. If he break another man's bone, his bone shall be broken.

200. If a man knock out the teeth of his equal, his teeth shall be knocked out.

209. If a man strike a free-born woman so that she lose her unborn child, he shall pay ten shekels for her loss.

No comments:

Post a Comment