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Προμηθεύς 1

I.Prometheus, son of the Titan Iapetus and Themis, inventor of many arts: he is said to have made man from clay, and to have furnished him with the ἔντεχνον πῦρ stolen from Olympus: hence also his name (from προμηθής), opp. to his careless brother Ἐπιμηθεύς, forethought and afterthought, Hes., Aesch., etc. appellat. forethought, Aesch.

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