"Embodiment"of Athena in Switzerland
also maintained the authority of the law, and justice, and order, in
the courts and the assembly of the people."--- http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/Athena.html
of Bern---In the center is Justice, with Saints and the wise and
foolish virgins around her.
Justice with sword and scales in front of church between the doors--
fountain---the Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen (German:Justice fountain) on Gerechtigkeitsgasse.
Built in 1543 by Hans Gieng, the fountain is topped with a representation of
Justice. She stands with her eyes and ears bound, a sword of truth one hand
and the scales in the other. On the pillar below her feet are four figures;
the Pope, a Sultan, the Kaiser or Emperor and the Schultheiß or Lord Mayor.
This represents the power of Justice over the rulers and political systems
of the day; Theocracy, Monarchy, Autocracy and the Republic.---http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_City_of_Bern
Justice. Drawing for a glass window with the coats of arms of the Law Lords
of the Republic of Berne, 16th century.---http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Riss_zu_einer_Berner_Chorherrenscheibe_mit_der_Justitia.jpg
(note various rulers at the feet of Justice)
Wisdom---"Through me kings are sovereign and governors make just laws.
Through me princes act like princes, from me all rulers on earth derive their
nobility." - Prov.
"...My path is the path of Justice..." --Prov. 8:20
is the Goddess of Wisdom
below for pictures of Athena in Austria---
here for pictures of Athena in Germany---