Gender Feminine
Scripts Θέμις(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. TEH-MEES(Classical Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "law of nature, divine law, that which is laid down" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan who presided over custom and natural law. She was often depicted blindfolded and holding a pair of scales. By Zeus she was the mother of many deities, including the three Μοῖραι (Moirai) and the three Ὥραι (Horai).


Entry updated May 29, 2020