§ 187

Law § 187 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
The child of a domestic, a palace attendant, or the child of a sekretum will not be (re-)claimed.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 187 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 25, col. R XVI, lns. 50–53)

Transliteration

DUMU gerseqqêm(GÌR.SÌ.GA) mu-za-az É.GAL ù DUMU ZI.IK.RU.UM ú-ul ib-ba-aq-qar

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 453)

Normalization

mār gerseqqêm muzzaz ekallim ū mār sekretim ul ibbaqqar.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 129)

Translation

The child of a domestic, a palace attendant, or the child of a sekretum will not be (re-)claimed.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 129)

GrammarSnifferSM

Akkadian Words in Law § 187

sekretim (Noun form) Feminine Singular Genitive of sekretu "cloistered woman"

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 187 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 4 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/187. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 4). § 187 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/187

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 187 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 4, 2023. Modified March 30, 2024. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/187.

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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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