§ 173

Law § 173 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If that woman, wherever she entered, has born children to her later husband, after that woman has died, her earlier and later children will share her dowry.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 173 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 22, col. R XIII, lns. 41–50)

Transliteration

šum-ma MUNUS ši-i a-šar i-ru-bu a-na mu-ti-ša wa-ar-ki-im DUMU.MEŠ it-ta-la-ad wa-ar-ka MUNUS ši-i im-tu-ut še-ri-ik-ta-ša DUMU.MEŠ maḫ-ru-tum ù wa-ar-ku-tum i-zu-uz-zu

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 83)

Normalization

šumma sinništum šī ašar īrubu ana mutīša warkîm mārī ittalad, warka sinništum šī imtūt šeriktaša mārū maḫrûtum u warkûtum izuzzū.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 83)

Translation

If that woman, wherever she entered, has born children to her later husband, after that woman has died, her earlier and later children will share her dowry.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 84)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 173 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 4 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/173. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 4). § 173 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/173

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 173 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 4, 2023. Modified March 29, 2024. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/173.

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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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