Hammurabi’s laws were rather cruel, that is, they were not humane. Most of them involved the death penalty for misconduct or serious injury. Their main motto was “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.” Thus, the criminal, according to these laws, should have received the same injuries that he inflicted on his victims. In addition, the laws of the Babylonian king provided for ransom from punishment through a monetary contribution.
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