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403. Lawgiving (See also Justice.)

  1. Draco (fl. 621 B.C.) codified Athenian law. [Gk. Hist.: Benét, 286]
  2. Hammurabi Babylonian king (c. 1800 B.C.); established first systematic legal code. [Classical Hist.: EB, 8: 598599]
  3. Justinian (485565) ruler of eastern empire; codified Roman law. [Rom. Hist.: EB, 10: 362365]
  4. Minos scrupulous king and lawgiver of Crete. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 244]
  5. Moses presents Gods ten commandments to Israelites. [O.T.: Exodus 20:112]
  6. Solon (c. 639c. 559 B.C.) Athenian statesman and wise legislator. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1018]
  7. Talmud great body of Jewish law and tradition, supplementing scripture. [Judaism: Haydn & Fuller, 725]

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lawgiver

law·giv·er / ˈlôˌgivər/ • n. a person who draws up and enacts laws.

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