The great Babylonian King Hammurabi (1792BC-1750BC) is remembered for providing what remarkable legacy to his people and the world?

Answer: The inscription of a code of laws on a tall stele, or thick column, of hard stone. It was neither the first nor the last of its type in Mesopotamia. But it was unique for its legal scope and its intellectual and literary perfection.

Source: Forty Centuries – From the Pharaohs to Alfred the Great by S G F Brandon and Freidrich Heer

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