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Oath of Lawyers - (Oath of Themis) - in Greek - 17x26cm

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Seller: aeonamaltheas (70) 100%, Location: London, London, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 302145031111 When Themis is disregarded, Nemesis brings just and wrathful retribution Hesiod portrayed temporal justice, Dike, as the daughter of Zeus and Themis Dike executed the law of judgments and sentencing and, together with her mother Themis, carried out the final decisions of Moira(Fate) Themis (Θέμις) is an Ancient Greek Titaness. She is described as "of good counsel", and is the personification of divine order, law, and custom. Themis means "divine law" rather than human ordinance, literally means "that which is put in place", compared with the derivative títhēmi (Greek: τίθημι), meaning "to put". To the ancient Greeks she was originally the organizer of the "communal affairs of humans, particularly assemblies. In Greek Mthology, Hediod mentions Themis among the six sons and six daughters of Gaia and Uranus (Earth and Sky). Among these Titans of primordial myth, few were venerated at specific sanctuaries in classical times. When Themis is disregarded, Nemesis brings just and wrathful retribution, thus Themis shared the Nemesion temple at Rhamnous. s Themis presided over the proper relation between man and woman, the basis of the rightly ordered family (the family was seen as the pillar of the deme), and judges were often referred to as "themistopóloi" (the servants of Themis). Such was the basis for order upon Olympus too. Even Hera addressed her as "Lady Themis." The name of Themis might be substituted for Adrasetia in telling of the birth of Zeus on Crete. Themis was present at Delos to witness the birth of Apollo. According to Ovid, it was Themis rather than Zeus who told Deukalion to throw the bones of "his Mother (Earth)" over his shoulder to create a new race of humankind after the Deluge.Known as the Oath of Themis this is the still pledge of the graduate from the school of Law in Greece. Freely translated would read:"Before the president and the dean of the school of law, I give my solemn pledge to faithfully abide by the ordinances of justice wit all my heart and soul, and that on leaving this sacred institution I will render my services to all those that need my education and training, always in peace and ethical conduct. I will pursue the path of righteousness in life, and dedicate myself to that which is true and just, and to the protection of virtue and wisdom. May this pledge be accompanied by the blessings of the professors and my beloved teachers, and may the gods be with me during all my life" Originating from a sculptor's studio with more than twenty year presence in the greek market this small anaglyph measures 6.7"x10.2" (17cmx26cm) An innovative idea by the artists lightly painted by hand. The text of the oath is in Greek. Imperfection has been used in the creation to mimic the effect of an ancient masterpiece that has dug out and can be placed on the wall. Aeon Amaltheas Ltd represents artists with continuous and distinguished presence in the Greek market. Information about the article: Made of fired gypsum the anaglyph (small relieve) includes the Oath of Lawyers (Oath of Themis) written in Greek. Measures measures 6.7"x10.2" (17cmx26cm) Please note this article is an artist's replica and NOT a genuine ancient artifact!!!!All deliveries will be recorded/ signed for deliveries. Free Package & Postage. Price includes VAT. FREE SHIPPING IN THE UK!!! International Buyers: We do confirm participation on eBay Global Shipping Programme that ensures minimum postage costs for non-UK buyers.If you require an alternative courier service, please contact us for a personalized postage quote. Condition: A brand new relieve with Oath of Lawyers (Oath of Themis) in Greek, as adopted today by the lawyers in Greece.., Type: Relieve, Material: Fired gypsum, Colour: White, Culture: Greek, EAN: 0601577100355, Dimensions: 17cmx26cm, UPC-A: 601577100355

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