Epimetheus; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Epimetheus (Ἐπιμηθεύς) from Greek mythology.—The brothers Pramanthu and Manthu,who occur in the Bhagavata Purana, a Sanskrit epic, may be prototypes of Prometheus and Epimetheus (‘afterthought’).

(Source): The Greek Myths, Vol.1: Atlas and Prometheus

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