§ 149

Law § 149 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If that woman has not consented to live in her husband’s house, he will restore to her the dowry that she brought from her father’s house, and she may go off.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 149 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 18, col. R IX, lns. 1–9)

Transliteration

šumma MUNUS ši-i i-na É mu-ti-ša wa-ša-ba-am la im-ta-gàr še-ri-ik-ta-ša ša iš-tu É a-bi-ša ub-lam ú-[š]a-lam-šim-ma it-ta-al-la-ak

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 415)

Normalization

šumma sinništum šī ina bīt mutīša wašābam lā imtagar, šeriktaša ša ištu bīt abīša ublam u[š]allamšim-ma ittallak.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 112)

Translation

If that woman has not consented to live in her husband’s house, he will restore to her the dowry that she brought from her father’s house, and she may go off.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 112)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 149 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 2 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/149. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 2). § 149 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/149

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 149 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 2, 2023. Modified March 29, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/149.

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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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