By Judith Levin
Nearly 4,000 years in the past, a tender king named Hammurabi inherited the small and unimportant urban of Babylon within the area of Mesopotamia, now in present-day Iraq. Over his lifetime, Hammurabi improved Babylon in dimension and in significance, making town crucial within the zone by the point of his demise. it's going to stay so for greater than 1,000 years. notwithstanding Hammurabi used to be a political candidate, a diplomat, and a warrior, he's remembered normally for his code of legislations, the tall monument of stone inscribed with hundreds of thousands of criminal rulings that stimulated the longer term legislation of the area after which of the Western global. Hammurabi explores the existence and occasions of a ruler often called "The King of Justice" during the king s personal phrases and people of felony and old records and literature of the time.