If any man pokes out a mans eye during a fight, he shall have his poked out too!
The Babylonians used the innovations of the Sumerians, added to them, and built an empire that gave the world, among other things, codified laws.
Hambari ruled for 42 years, and then eventually ruled most of Mesopotamia
Then Hambari made the code written in cuneiform was his law. It was 1772 B.C.E It was very harsh, one example is when a man pokes out a man's eye during a fight, then he shall also lose his eye
The rule of the Babylonian kings contrasts favorably with the rule of the Assyrian kings who destroyed the first Babylonian Empire and left a legacy of war and destruction. After Assyrian dominance in Mesopotamia, which lasted from about 1400-600 B.C.E., the Babylonians made a second great Empire.