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The Code of Hammurabi (1750 BCE) (All 282 Laws Included in Article)

INTRODUCTION The Code of Hammurabi – a Babylonian Law Code – is one of the oldest found written law codes in the world. This is where the famous phrase “an eye for an eye” comes from. This code reflects the … Continue reading

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Equality Diminishes Strength – Plato

“I suppose the makers of the laws are the weaker sort of men, and the more numerous. So it is with a view to themselves and their own interest that they make their laws and distribute their praises and censures; [483c] and … Continue reading

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Parallel Between Ancient Rome and the Modern World

DURING THE AGE OF THE REPUBLIC  “Rome’s complex political institutions began to crumble under the weight of the growing empire, ushering in an era of internal turmoil and violence. The gap between rich and poor widened as wealthy landowners drove … Continue reading

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Recreating Ancient Greece

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The One Way to Avoid Criticism

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” ~ Aristotle

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