Since 1760 B.C., during the reign of King Hammurabi of Babylon, divorce has been a recurring phenomenon that has never ceased in many societies. It has become too rampant that the unfortunate occasion of a partner leaving the other when married isn’t even taken as a big deal in most parts of the world. Footballers are also no stranger to them as entertaining us with their impeccable football skills, and abilities don’t rule out their names from being human. They’ve also had destructive relationships in
The Babylonian Empire After the fall of the Akkadian Empire, two new empires rose to power. They were the Babylonians in the south and the Assyrians to the north. The Babylonians were the first to form an empire that would encompass all of Mesopotamia. Rise of the Babylonians and King Hammurabi The city of Babylon had been a city-state in Mesopotamia for many years. After the fall of the Akkadian Empire, the city was taken over and settled by the Amorites. The city began its rise to power in 1792 BC when King
In ancient Babylon in the second millennium BC. King Hammurabi (1955-1913 BC) used fingerprint seals on contracts, and law officers of the day were authorized to secure the fingerprints of arrested persons. According to Wikipedia, in the year AD 650, Chinese historian Kia Kung-Yen wrote of fingerprints being used in an older method of preparing contracts and the law book of Yung-Hwui also listed and as well confirmed of husbands in a divorce decree had to sign the document with their fingerprint.
Divorce: The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body. This usually entails the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state. Surfing for information on the history behind the death of matrimony, I found out that Hammurabi, the king-priest of Babylon between 1795 B.C. and 1750 B.C., ordered his country's code of laws, including
Today is the 13th day of the month and today is Friday but in history it has been a longstanding sign of badluck. Friday the 13th birthed a secret society in the 19th century, a horror movie and two official terms to describe the fear of this supposedly unlucky day. Paraskavedekatriaphobia and friggatriskaidekaphobia are for phobias of Friday the 13th. What started this superstition? Just like whistling at night, beating a man with broom stick which are superstitious beliefs popular among Nigerians, Europea