§ 29

Law § 29 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If his son is (too) young and cannot perform his father’s ilkum-service, one-third of the field or orchard will be given to his mother and his mother will raise him.

Cuneiform

Law § 29 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 7, col. X, lns. 41–50)

Transliteration

šum-ma DUMU-šu ṣe-ḫe-er-[m]a i-li-ik a-bi-šu a-la-kam la i-le-i ša-lu-uš-ti A.ŠÀ ù gišKIRI6 a-na um-mi-šu in-na-a[d]-di-in-ma um-ma-šu ú-ra-ab-ba-šu

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 329–330)

Normalization

šumma māršu ṣeḫer-[m]a ilik abīšu alākam lā ileʾʾi šalušti eqlim u kirîm ana ummīšu inna[d]dim-ma ummašu urabbāšu.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 81–82)

Translation

If his son is (too) young and cannot perform his father’s ilkum-service, one-third of the field or orchard will be given to his mother and his mother will raise him.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 82)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 29 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 25 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/29. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, October 25). § 29 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/29

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 29 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 25, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/29.

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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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