Epimetheus’s brother. Is known as a titan. He is characterized as ingenious and clever. Son of Laputus. Is a representatives of mankind.
Prometheus’s brother Also a titan Depicted as a foolish man who often easily tricked into doing things. Son of Laputus. Also often described as the representatives of man kind.
It is said in Greek mythology that Prometheus is responsible for giving fire to mankind. It is said that everyday he would go to Zeus and steal his fire and bring it to earth. When Zeus found out about this he tied him to a rock and had and eagle eat out his liver. Everyday he would grow a new liver and the eagle would eat it again.
Zeus having being angered by Prometheus devised a plan to release evil to the world. So he listed the help of other gods on Olympus to create a creature so enchanting the first women was created,Pandora, Epimetheus being foolish fell in love with her and spread her evil all over the world.
Epimethesus and his brother Prometheus were given the task of populating the earth with animals and men. The two brothers were in charge of putting posotive traits in all of the animals. Epimethesus quickly exhausted all their resources being foolish. Zeus being angered by this creates Pandora to become the wife of Epimethesus and bring him much misfortune.
Despite all of his brothers warnings he married the women and she released a plauge that covered the world. In other stories it is said that the Prometheus molded all of man kind from the image of his brother.
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