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Prof. Jackson -- Learning Resource for Western Civilization and World History

1792–1750 BCE: Code of Hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi

Recognized as one of the earliest recorded law codes, and a pillar of future law codes for both the western and non-western world. 

450 BCE: The Twelve Tables

The Twelve Tables 

Formulated in the 5th century BCE, this law code was the basis of the Roman legal system during the Republic.

United 4 Social Change. (2020). Twelve Tables: Equal Access to the Law - History of Global Democracies Series | Academy 4 Social.... Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0wXD67jKeA

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