Epimetheus (meethologie)

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Pandora affers the jar tae Epimetheus.

In Greek meethologie, Epimetheus (/ɛpˈmθəs/; Greek: Ἐπιμηθεύς, which micht mean "hindsicht", leeterally "efterthinker") wis the brither o Prometheus (tradeetionally interpreted as "foresicht", leeterally "fore-thinker"), a pair o Titans who "actit as representatives o mankind" (Kerenyi 1951, p 207). Thay war the sons o Iapetus,[1] who in ither contexts wis the faither o Atlas.

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  1. Hesiod, Theogony 511ff.