Gadd, C. J. (Cyril John), 1893-1969. Hammurabi and the end of his dynasty

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Hammurabi and the end of his dynasty

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Cambridge ancient history, edited by I. E. S. Edwards, C. J. Gadd, N. G. L. Hammond, E. Sollberger

Published By: Original publisher Cambridge ancient history, edited by I. E. S. Edwards, C. J. Gadd, N. G. L. Hammond, E. Sollberger Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1965. 176-227 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [C. J. Gadd]

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Babylonians (MH07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Real property (423); Mercantile business (441); Verbal arts (5310); Chief executive (643); External relations (648); Legal norms (671); Sanctions (681); Military organization (701);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author discusses Babylonian culture and history around the time of Hammurabi, focusing on foreign affairs and military campaigns. Legal codes, contracts, and court cases are also discussed. The document concludes with a brief discussion of the empire’s decline under Hammurabi’s successors, up to the beginning of the Kassite Dynasty.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. mh07-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Historian-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2018

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1792 BC–1595 BC

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southern Iraq

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Babylonia

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