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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
David M. TurnerDavid M. Turner, David M. TurnerDavid M. Turner

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Comparative History

Adultery, the sexual infidelity of a husband or wife, has been viewed as a serious transgression in most societies across the world. From the earliest times adulterers have been subject to harsh punishment. The ancient Babylonian code of Hammurabi (... ...

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