§ 139

Law § 139 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If there is no bride-price, he shall give one mana of silver as a divorce claim.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 139 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 17, col. R VII, lns. 25–29)

Transliteration

šum-ma tir-ḫa-tum la i-ba-aš-ši I ma-na kaspim a-na u-zu-ub-bi-im i-na-ad-di-iš-ši-im

Source: Abulhab (2017, p. 65)

Normalization

šumma terḫatum la ibašši, 1 mana kaspam ana uzubbêm inaddiššim

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 84)

Translation

If there is no bride-price, he shall give one mana of silver as a divorce claim.

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 85)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 139 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 2 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/139. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 2). § 139 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/139

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 139 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 2, 2023. Modified March 29, 2024. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/139.

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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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