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θέμις , θέμιστος (τίθημι): old (established) law, right by custom or usage; θέμις ἐστίν, ‘as is right’; θέμις ἀνθρώπων πέλει, ‘the old way’ of mankind, Il. 9.134.—Pl., θέμιστες, ordinances, decrees, prerogatives; Διός, Od. 16.403, cf. Il. 1.238 ; κρι?νειν, Il. 16.387; τελεῖν, as ‘dues,’ ‘tribute,’ Il. 9.156, 298.—Personified, Themis, Od. 2.68, Il. 20.4, Il. 15.87, 93.
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