§ 27

Law § 27 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If, after the departure of either a rēdûm or a bāʾerum who was taken captive in royal military service, his field or orchard was given to another and he has performed his ilkum-service, if he has come back and reached his town, his field or orchard will be returned to him and he himself will perform his ilkum-service.

Cuneiform

Law § 27 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 7, col. X, lns. 13–29)

Transliteration

šum-ma lu AGA.ÚS ù lu ŠU.ḪA ša i-na dan-na-at šar-ri-im tu-úr-⸢ru⸣ wa-ar-[k]i-šu A.ŠÀ-šu ù gišKIRI6-šu a-na ša-ni-im id-di-nu-ma i-li-ik-šu it-ta-la-ak šum-ma i[t]-tu-ra-am-ma URU-šu ik-ta-áš-dam A.ŠÀ-šu ù gišKIRI6-šu ú-ta-ar-ru-šum-ma šu-ma i-li-ik-šu i-il-la-ak

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 329)

Normalization

šumma lū rēdûm ū lū bāʾerum ša ina dannat šarrim turru war[k]īšu eqelšu u kirīšu ana šanîm iddinū-ma ilikšu ittalak šumma i[t]tūram-ma āl(ā)šu iktašdam eqelšu u kirīšu utarrūšum-ma šū-ma ilikšu illak.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 81)

Translation

If, after the departure of either a rēdûm or a bāʾerum who was taken captive in royal military service, his field or orchard was given to another and he has performed his ilkum-service, if he has come back and reached his town, his field or orchard will be returned to him and he himself will perform his ilkum-service.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 82)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 27 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 25 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/27. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2024]

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Dedović, B. (2023, October 25). § 27 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/27

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 27 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 25, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/27.

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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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