§ 250

Law § 250 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If an ox, while walking along the street, gored a man and has killed him, such a case has no grounds for legal action.
Law Group

Cuneiform

Law § 250 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 30, col. R XX1, lns. 44–51)

Transliteration

šum-ma GUD sú(? su?)-qá-am i-na a-la-ki-šu a-wi-lam ik-ki-ip-ma uš-ta-mi-it di-nu-um šu-ú ru-gu-um-ma-am ú-ul i-šu

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 351)

Normalization

šumma alpum sūqam ina alākīšu awīlam ikkip-ma uštamīt, dīnum šū rugummâm ul īšu

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 89)

Translation

If an ox, while walking along the street, gored a man and has killed him, such a case has no grounds for legal action.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 89)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 250 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 6 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/250. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 6). § 250 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/250

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 250 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 6, 2023. Modified January 23, 2024. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/250.

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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

eHammurabi Glossary

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