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The founder of Babylon was Nimrod, and Babylon became an empire anda world power during the reign of King Nebuchadnezzar II (634 BC -562 BC). But often referred to as the grea…test king was King Hammurabi (1810BC - 1750 BC).
Hammurabi and his "Code of Hammurabi". Some of the laws written in this code are of "an eye for an eye" nature. One such law, in fact, says that "If a man puts out the eye of …an equal, his eye shall be put out."
The king/monarchy of the Neo-Babylonian empire is Nebuchadnezzar II
The first great Babylonian king and lawmaker was Hammurabi. The Hammurabi Code was the first written set of rules and laws. He ruled from 1699 to 1686 B. C. .
Merodach-baladan was king of Babylon during part of the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah (745-717 B.C.E.). (Isaiah 39:1-2) (It is spelled with a 'B' at 2 Kings 20:12-18, and is… believed to be a scribal or transcription error. ) The name of Merodach-baladan occurs in Assyrian and Babylonian cuneiform inscriptions as "Marduk-apla-iddina , meaning "Marduk Has Given a Son".
Yes, they had a king since the middle of the bronze age.
Hammurabi made the first system of laws caled the Code of Hammurabi. the 282 case laws can be read on a stone slab. The laws regulated trade, family life and land use and puni…shed people who did wrong against other people and their property. The principle was an eye for an eye.
Hammurabi and the Laws are know as the Code of Hammurabi.
The Babylonians under King Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Jerusalem including Solomon's Temple, which was around 587 BCE. . 2 Kings 25:9 -- He [Nebuchadnezzar] set …fire to the temple of the Lord, the royal palace and all the houses of Jerusalem. Every important building he burned down. .