§ 60

Law § 60 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a man gave a field to a gardener to plant an orchard, (and) the gardener planted the orchard, he will tend the orchard for four years; in the fifth year the owner of the orchard and the gardener will share equally; the owner of the field will have first choice of his share (lit., will choose and take his share).

Cuneiform

Law § 60 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 11, col. XVI, lns. 10–26)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-wi-lum A.ŠÀ a-na kirîm (gišKIRI6) za-qá-pí-im a-na nukaribbim(NU.gišKIRI6) id-di-in nukaribbum(NU.gišKIRI6) kiriam (gišKIRI6) iz-qú-up 4 šanātim(MU.4.KAM) kiriam(KIRI6) ú-ra-ab-ba i-na ḫa-mu-uš-tim ša-at-tim be-el kirîm(gišKIRI6) ù nukaribbum(NU.gišKIRI6) mi-it-ḫa-ri-iš i-zu-zu be-el kirîm(gišKIRI6) ḪA.LA-šu i-na-sà-aq-ma i-le-qé

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 178)

Normalization

šumma awīlum eqlam ana kirîm zaqāpim ana nukaribbim iddin, nukaribbum kiriam izqup 4 šanātim kiriam urabba, ina ḫamuštim šattim bēl kirîm u nukaribbum mitḫāriš izuzzū bēl kirîm zīttašu inassaq-ma ileqqe.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 37)

Translation

If a man gave a field to a gardener to plant an orchard, (and) the gardener planted the orchard, he will tend the orchard for four years; in the fifth year the owner of the orchard and the gardener will share equally; the owner of the field will have first choice of his share (lit., will choose and take his share).

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 37)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 60 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 28 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/60. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, October 28). § 60 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/60

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 60 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 28, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/60.

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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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