Justice as a divine good
Statue of Themis
Around 300 BC.
Marble. Height 2.22 m. From Ramnous, Attica.
National Archaeological Museum Γ 231
The revered goddess of justice is represented here. According to Greek mythology, Themis was the daughter of Ouranos and Gaia. She had six daughters with Zeus: the
/ Fates (Lachesis, Klotho and Atropos) and the
/ Hours (Diki, Eunomia and Irini).