Themis Picture

Inspired by the ancient Greek Titaness Themis.

Model: Anna-Mi Holmström
Photographer: Kasper Gustavsson
Photo taken: November 15, 2011
© Kasper Gustavsson

"First did the Moirai (Fates) in their golden chariot bring heavenly Themis, wise in counsel, by a gleaming pathway from the springs of Okeanos to the sacred stair of Olympos, there to be the primal bride of Zeus Soter (Saviour). And she bare him the Horai (Seasons) with golden fillet and gleaming fruit, the Horai that are ever true."

"Themis was the Titan goddess of divine law and order--the traditional rules of conduct first established by the gods. She was also a prophetic goddess who presided over the most ancient oracles, including Delphoi."

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