Zaleucus is a quasi-legendary legislator of early Italy and Greece. He is credited for enforcing severe laws such as the lex talionis (an eye for an eye).
Bouchard, Elsa. "Laws of Zaleucus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11151, accessed 23 April 2014.]