I believe that Nigeria is bigger than anyone that is within the country today and the attempted deification of certain persons in the last Senate will never happen again, where some people felt that anything coming from the Executive is Hammurabi's Law
that cannot be challenged.
As for himself, may she deliver him into the hands of his enemies, and may they carry him away in bonds to the land hostile to him." (17) In another instance in Hammurabi's law
we read: "May Zababa, the mighty warrior, the firstborn son of Ekur, who marches at the right hand, shatter his weapons on the field of battle!
B.'s cursory reading of Deuteronomy 17 contrasts it with the imperial realities implicit in Hammurabi's Law
Code, rather than reading this chapter against Israel's own struggles with kingship before and during the exile.
dictated that "if a beer seller receives money, or makes the beer measure smaller than the barley measure received, the judges shall throw her into the water," and they did order the drowning of one female saloon keeper.
In Hammurabi's law
collection, for example, the laws regarding the goring ox began with a case in which the ox is a victim and proceed by degrees up to the case in which a human is a victim.
, inscribed on stone tablets, set legal standards for tort, inheritance, contract, and family law that established principles that are still relevant today.
did not contain many safeguards that we take for granted today.