Πέμπτη Φθίνοντος/ Πέμπτη μετ’εἰκάδας, XXVI day From today’s sunset: twenty-sixth (fifth waning of the third decade) day of Gamelion.
“Shun the fifth days: i.e. the lunar days. We have heard from the
Pythagoreans that the number five is number of Dike, and among them are
told the causes of this..as She punishes all those who stray from the
divine law, as told by Plato (Laws IV, 716a).” Scholia to Hesiod, Erga, 802-804
(Dikaiosyne seated left on the throne, holding scales and cornucopia.
From Alexandria, 227/228 CE. Now in a private collection….)