IAPETUS , inGreek
See also:mythology, son of Uranus and Gaea, one of the
See also:father of
See also:Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius, the personifications of certain human qualities (
See also:Hesiod, Tlzeog . 507) . As a punishment for having revolted against
See also:Zeus, he was imprisoned in
See also:Tartarus (
See also:Homer, Iliad, viii . 479) or underneath the
See also:island of Inarime off the
See also:coast of
See also:Campania (Silius Italicus xii . 148) .
See also:Hyginus makes him the son of Tartarus and Gaea, and one of the giants . Iapetus was considered the
See also:original ancestor of the human
See also:race, as the father of Prometheus and grandfather of
See also:Deucalion . The name is probably identical with Japhet (
See also:Japheth), and the son of Noah in the Greek
See also:legend of the
See also:flood becomes the ancestor of (Noah) Deucalion . Iapetus as the representative of an obsolete
See also:order of things is described as warring against the new order under Zeus, and is naturally relegated to Tartarus . See F . G . Welcker, Griechische GOtterlehre, i .
(1857) ; C . H . Volcker,Die Mythologie
See also:des Iapetischen Geschlechtes (1824) ; M . Mayer, Giganten and Titanen (1887) .
IANNINA (i.e. " the city of St John "; Gr. Ioannina...
IAPYDES, or IAPODES
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