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By Hugh Lloyd-Jones

"Lloyd-Jones the following considers, in its basic personality, the outlook of early Greek faith from the Homeric poems to the tip of the 5th century, via and research of what he is taking to be its imperative constituent, the idea that of Dike. The "justice of Zeus" seems to be issues, the 1st easy, the second one subsidiary: (1) anything like normal legislations or "the divinely appointed order of the universe," an order now not continuously or perhaps often open to human scrutiny, and (2) ethical legislation, a concession to the insignificant creatures of an afternoon that males are, wherein Zeus "punishes, past due or quickly, a guy who has performed injustice to a different, both in his personal individual or in that of his descendants."  simply because Lloyd-Jones sees the 1st and simple concept of Dike because the prerequisite of the later rational hypothesis to which it led (smoothly and with no violent discontinuities, as he claims), his publication assumes the scale of Kulturgeschichte Griechenlands, and turns into the most recent in a small yet uncommon record of works with equally huge scope . . ."

The Justice of Zeus via Hugh Lloyd-Jones
evaluation by way of: John Peradotto
The Classical Journal
Vol. 70, No. three (Feb. - Mar., 1975) , pp. 61-68
released by way of: The Classical organization of the center West and South

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