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: Ex. Law #196: "If a man destroy the eye of another man, they shall destroy his eye. If one break a man's bone, they shall break his bone. If one destroy the eye of a freeman or break the bone of a freeman he shall pay one mana of silver. If one destroy the eye of a man's slave or break a bone of a man's slave he shall pay one-half his price."<ref name=Code/>
 
Hammurabi had many other punishments as well. If a son strike his father, his hands shall be hewn off (translations vary).<ref name="king translation">Translated by L. W. King, Hammurabi's Code of Laws, [http://eawc.evansville.edu/anthology/hammurabi.htm ''Hammurabi's Code of Laws'']</ref><ref name="harper translation">Translated by L. W. King, Hammurabi's Code of Laws, [[Media:The code of Hammurabi.pdf|The Code of Hammurabi King of Babylon]]{{Dead link|date=March 2015}} by Robert Francis Harper (PDF)</ref>
 
==See also==