§ 175

Law § 175 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a palace slave or a muškēnum’s slave married an awīlum’s daughter and she has borne children, the slave’s owner will not lay claim to the children of the awīlum’s daughter for slavery.
Law Group
Inscription

Cuneiform

Law § 175 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 23, col. R XIII, lns. 57–68)

Transliteration

šum-ma lu ÌR É.GAL ù lu ÌR MAŠ.EN.GAG DUMU.MUNUS a-wi-lim i-ḫu-uz-ma DUMU.MEŠ it-ta-la-ad be-el ÌR a-na DUMU.MEŠ DUMU.MUNUS a-wi-lim a-na wa-ar-du-tim ú-ul i-ra-ag-gu-um

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 44)

Normalization

šumma lū warad ekallim ū lū warad muškēnim mārat awīlim īḫuz-ma mārī ittalad bēl wardim ana mārī mārat awīlim ana wardūtim ul iraggum.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 44)

Translation

If a palace slave or a muškēnum’s slave married an awīlum’s daughter and she has borne children, the slave’s owner will not lay claim to the children of the awīlum’s daughter for slavery.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 44)

GrammarSnifferSM

Akkadian Words in Law § 175

šumma (conditional Particle) "if; whether"

muškēnim (Noun form) Masculine Singular Genitive of muškēnu "commoner"

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 175 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 4 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/175. [Accessed 11 Jul. 2024]

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Dedović, B. (2023, November 4). § 175 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/175

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 175 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 4, 2023. Modified May 13, 2024. Accessed July 11, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/175.

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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]

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