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vintage everyday: Creepy Krampus – 30 Vintage Postcards of the "Devil Santa Claus from Europe" That Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Code of Hammurabi, the Sixth Babylonian king (1792-1750 BCE), 282 laws. Hammurabi standing before the sun-god Shamash. Originally from Babylon, found at Susa, Iran. One of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world.  The Code consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments, adjusting "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" (lex talionis) as graded depending on social status, of slave versus free man. Inscribed in the Akkadian language, using cuneiform script.

The Code of Hammurabi, the Sixth Babylonian king BCE), 282 laws. Written in the Akkadian language. As part of his education in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar, Daniel would have studied the Code of Hammarabi and later governed based on its laws.

persepolis, iran, 1976   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

ARCHITECTURE: Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran.

Excavations under the 4th century synagogue to find an earlier structure that could be the 1st century synagogue built by a Roman centurion.

Excavations under the century synagogue to find an earlier structure that could be the century synagogue built by a Roman centurion.

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Last year, I struggled with a costume idea. At the last minute, I came up with the idea of dressing up as Frida Kahlo because I did not want a sexy costum

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