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Question

This sentence is from which of the following? If anyone bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death.

2 Answer

  • The Code of Hammurabi: Hammurabi's Code of Laws

  • The correct answer is B) The Code of Hammurabi.

    This sentence is from The Code of Hammurabi.

    If anyone brings an accusation of any crime before the elders and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it is a capital offense charged, be put to death.

    King Hammurabi of Babylon established a code or series of ordinances that served as a set of laws that regulated the behavior of the people in his reign. Hammurabi was the ruler of Babylon from 1792 to 1750 BC. He set 282 important rules that were used in trade and to impart justice in the kingdom. The code was carved in diorite stone, a represents a historical piece that shows the severity of the king when imparted justice.

    The other options of the question were A) Epic of Gilgamesh. C) The Harrapan Seals. D) The Scribal Transcripts.

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