HISTORY Lists

Category: Babylonian

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7 Unusual Ancient Medical Techniques

Doctors are supposed to operate under the maxim “do no harm,” but history shows this has sometimes been easier said than done.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Hammurabi’s Code

Find out more about the fascinating history behind one of antiquity’s most important legal codes.

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5 Ancient New Year’s Celebrations

Get the facts on the ways 5 ancient civilizations rang in the New Year.