Eunomia was the goddess of good order and lawful conduct.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Parents: Zeus and Themis
Siblings: The Horae and The Moirae

Dionysus leads the Horae. Roman 1st c. AD relief. Louvre.

She was associated with the internal stability of a state, including the enactment of good laws and the maintenance of civil order. She was often a companion of Aphrodite and in this sense represented the lawful or obedient behaviour of women in marriage.

She was also the spring-time goddess of green pastures (nomia in Greek). Eunomia was one of the Horae, goddesses of the seasons and the keepers of the gates of heaven. Her sisters were the goddesses Dike (Justice) and Eirene (Peace).

Athenian red-figure kylix, c. 5th BC, depicting the Horae. Antikensammlung Berlin. (c)

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