§ 256

Law § 256 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If he is unable to meet his obligation, he will be dragged back and forth in that field by cattle.

Cuneiform

Law § 256 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 30, col. R XXI, lns. 97–100)

Transliteration

šum-ma pí-ḫa-sú a-pa-lam la i-le-i i-na A.ŠÀ šu-a-ti i-na ÁB.GUD.ḪI.A im-ta-na-aš-ša-ru-šu

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 415)

Normalization

šumma pīḫassu apālam lā ileʾʾi, ina eqlim šuāti ina liātim imtanaššarūšu.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 113)

Translation

If he is unable to meet his obligation, he will be dragged back and forth in that field by cattle.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 113)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 256 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 6 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/256. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, November 6). § 256 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/256

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 256 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 6, 2023. Modified January 23, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/256.

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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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