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King of the West Saxons

An old saying tells that power wears down those who do not have it.   858 palabras más


The Stele of Hammurabi

The Stele of Hammurabi (c. 1792-1750 BCE) is both a piece of art and a code of law commissioned by the 6th King of Babylon, Hammurabi. 506 palabras más

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Ο αρχαιότερος νομικός κώδικας στην ιστορία

«Είμαι ο Χαμουραμπί ο βασιλιάς ο τέλειος. Για τους μαυροκέφαλους (τους Βαβυλώνιους) που μου έδωσαν ο Ενλίλ και ο Μαρδούκ. Με κάλεσαν οι μεγάλοι (αυτοί) θεοί.


Why Hammurabi?

At that time Anu and Bel called me, Hammurabi, the exalted prince, the worshipper of the gods, to cause justice to prevail in the land, to destroy the wicked and the evil, to prevent the strong from oppressing the weak, to enlighten the land and to further the welfare of the people.

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New Economics - a new approach to policy making

As a sceptical economist it is all to easy demonstrate the failings of contemporary economics, what is much harder is to suggest an alternative to the current practice of economics. 1.905 palabras más


Hammurabi: The first duty of government is...

The first duty of government is to protect the powerless from the powerful.
― Code of Hammurabi 1772 B.C.


Hammurabi the Humanitarian

Hammurabi was quite the humanitarian!

During his reign the areas of farming, science, art and law made plenty of progress. However, it was most notably in the area of law and government that progressions were made. 222 palabras más