Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 November 2020

336 Pages | 11 illus.

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197525401

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The Laws of Hammurabi

At the Confluence of Royal and Scribal Traditions

Pamela Barmash

  • Illuminates the development of the concept of justice by analyzing the role of scribes
  • Analyzes the confluence of royal ideology and educational traditions
  • Identifies the techniques of composition that were used in writing the Laws of Hammurabi