the-; them-, themat-, thes-, thet-

(Latin: placing, setting; to place, to put)

thesmothete, Thesmothete (s); thesmothetes, Thesmothetes (nouns)
A law-maker; a law-giver.

A thesmothete was a legislator, originally any of the six inferior archons [chief magistrates] in ancient Athens. The Oxford English Dictionary defines thesmothete as: "Each of the six inferior archons in ancient Athens, who were judges and law-givers; hence, one who lays down the law" and a thesmophilist is "someone who loves the law".

Thesmos is "that which is laid down, the law".

thetic, thetical (adjectives)
1. In classical poetry, relating to or having stress.
2. Constituting or beginning with a poetic thesis.
3. Etymology: from Greek thetikos, thetos, "placed, stressed"; tithenai, "to place".
thetically (adverb)
Ubi est thesaurus tuus, ibi est et cor tuum.
Where your treasure is, there is your heart also. [Vulgate, Matthew 6:21].

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; stato-.