§ 102

Law § 102 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a merchant gave silver to an agent as an advance, but he has suffered (seen) a loss wherever he went, he will return the principal of the silver to the merchant.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 102 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 12, col. R I, lns. 15–23)

Transliteration

šum-ma DAM.GÀR a-na šamallêm(ŠAMAN2.LÁ) KUG.BABBAR a-na ta-ad-mi-iq-tim it-ta-di-in-ma a-šar il-li-ku bi-ti-iq-tam i-ta-mar qá-qá-ad KUG.BABBAR a-na DAM.GÀR ú-ta-ar

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 291)

Normalization

šumma tamkārum ana šamallêm kaspam ana tadmiqtim ittadim-ma ašar illiku bitiqtam ītamar, qaqqad kaspim ana tamkārim utār.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 68)

Translation

If a merchant gave silver to an agent as an advance, but he has suffered (seen) a loss wherever he went, he will return the principal of the silver to the merchant.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 68)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 102 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 29 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/102. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, October 29). § 102 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/102

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 102 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 29, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/102.

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Bibliography

Abulhab, Saad D. The Law Code of Hammurabi: Transliterated and Literally Translated from its Early Classical Arabic Language. New York, NY: Blautopf, 2017.

ACH

Bergmann, Eugen. Codex Ḫammurabi: Textus Primigenius. Rome, Italy: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1953.

CHTP

Huehnergard, John. A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2011.

HAG3

Huehnergard, John. Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013.

HKEY3

OMNIKA Foundation Contributors. "OMNIKA: Digital Mythology Library & Search Engine." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation, accessed November 14, 2023. https://omnika.org. [Visit]

Richardson, Mervyn E.J. Hammurabi's Laws: Text, Translation and Glossary. New York, NY: T & T Clark International, 2004.

RHL

Sound of Text Contributors. "Sound of Text: AI Text-to-Speech." Accessed November 14, 2023. https://soundoftext.app. [Visit]

SoT

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