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Babylonian Laws (G R Driver) Paperback Book, (Wipf and Stock, 2007) 9781556352294
Babylonian Laws (G R Driver) Paperback Book, (Wipf and Stock, 2007) 9781556352294
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Title: Babylonian Laws

Author: Driver, G R

Additional Authors or Contributors: John C Miles

Publisher: Wipf and Stock; Publication Date: 2007

Paperback; ISBN: 9781556352294

Volumes: 2; Pages: 986

List Price in Paper: $118.00 Our price: $92.99

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This brilliant two-volume work combines the expertise of one of the world's leading Semitists (Driver) and a renowned barrister and legal historian (Miles). Together they provide an in-depth historical and legal analysis of the Code of Hammurabi of Babylon. This edition includes an updated bibliography (to 2007).

CONTENTS

I. Historical and Legal Introduction

II. Introduction to the Laws of Hammu-rabi

III. Legal Commentary on the Laws of Hammu-rabi

1. Offences and Crimes

2. Land and Houses

3. Commercial Law

4. Marriage

5. Inheritance

6. Women of Religion

7. Adoption and Wet-Nursing

8. Assault and Damage to Person or Property

9. Argicultural Work and Offences

10. Rates of Hire and Wages

11. Slaves

12. Courts and Punishments
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