§ 264

Law § 264 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a shepherd who has been given cattle and sheep to feed has received everything to make him satisfied, but he has diminished the herd and the flock and there are less births, he shall give some young animals or some produce according to the words of the agreement.
Inscription

Cuneiform

Law § 264 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 31, col. R XXII, lns. 44–60)

Transliteration

šum-ma |rêʾum| ša LID.GUD.|ZUN| u lu ṣênê a-na ri-im in-na-ad-nu-šum ID-šu mimma(?) ḫar(?)-ra-tim ma-ḫi-ir li-ib-ba-šu ṭa-ab LID.GUN.ZUN |uz|-za-aḫ-ḫi-ir ṣênê uz-za-aḫ-ḫi-ir ta-li-id-tam um-ta-di a-na pî ri-ik-sa-ti-šu ta-li-id-tam u bi-il-tam i-na-ad-di-in

Source: Abulhab (2017, p. 102)

Normalization

šumma [rēʾûm] ša liātum u lu ṣēnum ana reʾîm innadnušum idīšu gamrātim maḫir libbašu ṭāb liātim uṣṣaḫḫir ṣēnam uṣṣaḫḫir tālittam umtaṭṭi, ana pī riksātišu tālittam u biltam inaddin.

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 114)

Translation

If a shepherd who has been given cattle and sheep to feed has received everything to make him satisfied, but he has diminished the herd and the flock and there are less births, he shall give some young animals or some produce according to the words of the agreement.

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 115)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 264 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 7 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/264. [Accessed 11 Jul. 2024]

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Dedović, B. (2023, November 7). § 264 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/264

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 264 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 7, 2023. Modified May 26, 2024. Accessed July 11, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/264.

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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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