§ 136

Law § 136 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a man abandoned his town and has fled, (and) after his departure his wife has entered another’s house, if that man has returned and seized his wife, because he despised his town and fled, the fugitive’s wife will not return to her husband.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 136 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 16–17, col. R VI, lns. 57–73)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-wi-lum URU-šu id-di-ma it-ta-bi-it wa-ar-ki-šu aš-ša-sú a-na É ša-ni-im i-te-ru-ub šum-ma a-wi-lum šu-ú it-tu-ra-am-ma aš-ša-sú iṣ-ṣa-ba-at aš-šum URU-šu i-ze-ru-ma in-na-bi-tu aš-ša-at mu-na-ab-tim a-na mu-ti-ša ú-ul i-ta-ar

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 102)

Normalization

šumma awīlum āl(ā)šu iddī-ma itta(ʾ)bit, warkīšu aššassu ana bīt šanîm īterub, šumma awīlum šū ittūram-ma aššassu iṣṣabat, aššum āl(ā)šu izērū-ma innābitu, aššat munnabtim ana mutīša ul itâr.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 102)

Translation

If a man abandoned his town and has fled, (and) after his departure his wife has entered another’s house, if that man has returned and seized his wife, because he despised his town and fled, the fugitive’s wife will not return to her husband.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 102)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 136 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 2 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/136. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 2). § 136 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/136

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 136 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 2, 2023. Modified March 28, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/136.

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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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