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Themis, the Titaness of Justice

Last Update: 06 Apr 2021
Themis

Themis was the Titaness of Law, Justice and Order



Role of Themis



Themis was the goddess who could foresee the future and for this reason she became an oracle of Delphi.

Soon,she evolved into the goddess who maintained the moral order among gods and men, always making sure that justice was done and the weak were protected.


Family of Themis



Themis was the constant companion of Zeus, the Lord of the Gods. When she slept with Zeus, the couple gave birth to the Horae, which personified the seasons, and the Fates, which symbolized fate.


Appearance of Themis



According to Homer, Themis had beautiful cheeks, and she was usually represented as blind, holding a pair of scales in her hand.



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