§ 218

Law § 218 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a physician treated a serious wound with a bronze lancet and has killed the man, or has opened a man’s temple with a bronze lancet and blinded the man, his hand will be cut off.

Cuneiform

Law § 218 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 27, col. R XVIII, lns. 74–83)

Transliteration

šum-ma A.ZU a-wi-lam sí-im-ma-am kab-tam i-na karzil(GÍR.NI) siparrim(ZABAR) i-pu-uš-ma a-wi-lam uš-ta-mi-it ù lu na-kap!(ID)-ti a-wi-lim i-na karzil(GÍR.NI) siparrim(ZABAR) ip-te-ma i-in a-wi-lim úḫ-tap-pí-id ritta(KIŠIB)-šu i-na-ki-su

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 178)

Normalization

šumma asûm simmam kabtam ina karzil siparrim īpuš-ma awīlam uštamīt ū lū nakkapti awīlim ina karzil siparrim iptē-ma īn awīlim uḫtappid rittašu inakkisū.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 38)

Translation

If a physician treated a serious wound with a bronze lancet and has killed the man, or has opened a man’s temple with a bronze lancet and blinded the man, his hand will be cut off.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 38)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 218 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 5 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/218. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

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Dedović, B. (2023, November 5). § 218 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/218

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 218 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 5, 2023. Modified March 2, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/218.

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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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