Dike and Adikia (justice and injustice), Personification

Le Dictionnaire des Antiquités Grecques et Romaines de Daremberg et Saglio

Dike (Δίκη). The personification of Justice. In Greek mythology she is the daughter of Zeus and Themis, and sister of Eunomia (Order) and Eirene (Peace). She is represented as one of the Horae; as the attendant and adviser (πάρεδρος, ξύνεδρος) of her father; and as the avenger of wrong who smites the wicked with the sword forged for her by Aesa. In this last character she resembles the Erinnyes, though, unlike them, she not only punishes wrong but rewards virtue.

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