§ 180

Law § 180 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a father did not give a dowry to his daughter, a nadītum, a bride, or a sekretum, after the father has passed on, she will share in the property of the paternal estate like an individual heir and use (it) as long as she is alive; her inheritance belongs to her brothers only.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 180 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 24, col. R XV, lns. 43–59)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-bu-um a-na DUMU.MUNUS-šu LUKUR É.GI4.A ù lu sekretim (ZI.IK.RU.UM) še-ri-ik-tam la iš--uk-ši-im wa-ar-ka a-bu-um a-na ši-im-tim it-ta-al-ku i-na NÍG.GA É A.BA zí-it-tam ki-ma ap-lim iš-te-en i-za-az-ma a-di ba-al-ṭa-at i-ik-ka-al wa-ar-ka-sà ša aḫ-ḫi-ša-ma

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 70)

Normalization

šumma abum ana mārtīšu nadītim kallatim ū lū sekretim šeriktam lā išrukšim, warka abum ana šīmtim ittalku ina makkūr bīt abim zīttam kīma aplim ištēn izâz-ma adi balṭat ikkal; warkassa ša aḫḫīšā-ma.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 70)

Translation

If a father did not give a dowry to his daughter, a nadītum, a bride, or a sekretum, after the father has passed on, she will share in the property of the paternal estate like an individual heir and use (it) as long as she is alive; her inheritance belongs to her brothers only.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 70)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 180 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 4 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/180. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 4). § 180 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/180

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 180 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 4, 2023. Modified March 30, 2024. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/180.

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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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