§ 121

Law § 121 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a man stored grain at a man’s estate, he will give five qûm of grain as the (rental) cost of the granary per year for each kor of grain.

Cuneiform

Law § 121 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 14–15, col. R IV, lns. 24–30)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-wi-lum i-na É a-wi-lim ŠE iš-pu-uk i-na ša-na-at a-na 1 ŠE.GUR.E ḫamšat qa âm (5 SILA3 ŠE) Á na-aš-pa-ki-im i-na-ad-di-in

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 278)

Normalization

šumma awīlum ina bīt awīlim âm išpuk ina šanat ana ištēn kur êm ḫamšat qa âm idī našpakim inaddin.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 64)

Translation

If a man stored grain at a man’s estate, he will give five qûm of grain as the (rental) cost of the granary per year for each kor of grain.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 64)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 121 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 1 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/121. [Accessed 20 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 1). § 121 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/121

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 121 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 1, 2023. Modified March 28, 2024. Accessed April 20, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/121.

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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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