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Dikē


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Personification of Justice, daughter of Zeus and Themis, and one of the Horae. She reports men's wrongdoing to Zeus, and sits beside him. In Aratus and Roman poets she is the constellation Virgo or Astraea, who left the earth when the bronze age began. In Archaic art she punishes Injustice, and later she is shown with a sword in Underworld scenes.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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