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I·ap·e·tus

 (ī-ăp′ĭ-təs, ē-ăp′-)
n.
1. Greek Mythology A Titan who was the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
2. A satellite of Saturn.

[Latin Īapetus, from Greek Īapetos.]

Iapetus

(aɪˈæpɪtəs)
n
(Celestial Objects) a large outer satellite of the planet Saturn
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Noun1.Iapetus - (Greek mythology) the Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Outro tita de suma importancia e Iapetos, que foi pai de, para alem de Atlas e Menoitios, Prometheus e Epimetheus, cuja fundamental intervencao no surgimento do ser humano e bem conhecida, nas diferentes versoes do mito que narra o furto e transporte do fogo olimpico para os desmunidos seres humanos, transformando-os em seres capazes, por via do uso do mesmo fogo, nao apenas de sobreviver, mas de viver de modo civilizado.
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Next to that the son of Iapetos [Atlas] stands holding the broad heaven firmly upon his head and untiring hands, where Night and Day approach and greet each other as they cross the great threshold of bronze.