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 IAPETUS : Greek Titan god of mortality ; mythology : IAPETOS, JAPETUS
IAPETOS (or Iapetus) was one of the Titan gods, sons of Ouranos (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth).
IA′PETUS (Iapetos), a son of Uranus and Ge, a Titan and brother of Cronus, Oceanus, Coeus, Hyperion, Tethys, Rhea, andc.
479) Iapetus is imprisoned with Cronus in Tartarus, and Silius Italicus (xii.
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 Iapetus - LoveToKnow 1911
IAPETUS, in Greek mythology, son of Uranus and Gaea, one of the Titans, father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius, the personifications of certain human qualities (Hesiod, Theog.
Iapetus was considered the original ancestor of the human race, as the father of Prometheus and grandfather of Deucalion.
Iapetus as the representative of an obsolete order of things is described as warring against the new order under Zeus, and is naturally relegated to Tartarus.
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 Space Exploring The Heavens: Encyclopedia: Saturn's Moons
Epimetheus was the son of Iapetus and brother of Prometheus and Atlas; husband of Pandora.
In Greek mythology Hyperion was a Titan, the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios.
In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an
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 Iapetus, the ancestor of the human race- Prometheus, Epimetheus, Atlas
The Titans in Greek Mythology » Iapetus, Titan of Mortality
Iapetus was the titan of mortality and an ancestor of the human race.
Iapetus' wife was Asia (or the nymph Clymene) and he was the father of Prometheus(the fire bearer of mankind), Epimetheus, Atlas and Menoetius.
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 Welcome to the Planets Version
Centaur -- In Greek mythology, a being with the head, arms, and torso of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.
Iapetus -- In Greek mythology, a son of Uranus and Gaea.
In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
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 Titans 2 - Minor Greek Gods - Crystalinks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Atlas was the son of Iapetus and the nymph Clymene, and brother of Prometheus.
Iapetus is sometimes equated by Creationists with Japheth, the son of Noah, based on the similarity of their names, though scholars of Indo-European linguistics dispute such an equation vehemently.
Prometheus was a son of Iapetus by Clymene (one of the Oceanids).
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Iapetus (mythology)
In Greek mythology Iapetus, or Iapetos, was a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia, and father (by an Oceanid named Clymene or Asia) of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius and through Prometheus and Epimetheus and Atlas an ancestor of the human race.
Iapetus is the one Titan mentioned by Homer in the Iliad (8.478–81) as being in Tartarus with Cronus.
Anchiale, daughter of Iapetus, founded Anchiale (a city near Tarsus): her son was Cydnus, who gave his name to the river at Tarsus: the son of Cydnus was Parthenius, from whom the city was called Parthenia: afterwards the name was changed to Tarsus.
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 Iapetus (mythology) - MSN Encarta
Iapetus (mythology), in Greek mythology, son of the gods Uranus and Gaea.
Iapetus was one of the 12 Titans, gods possessing superhuman size and strength.
After losing, Iapetus and Cronus were imprisoned with Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus in Tartarus, the lowest region of the underworld (see Greek Mythology).
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 The Titans - Crystalinks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In Greek mythology, Crius was one of the Titans, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
In Greek mythology this world-ocean was personified as a Titan, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
In Greek mythology, Hesiod mentions Themis among the six sons and six daughters - of whom Cronos was one - of Gaia and Ouranos, that is, of Earth with Sky.
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 Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Iapetus
Two-faced Iapetus (eye-AP-eh-tuss) is one of Saturn's strangest moons.
A Titan and the father of Atlas, Iapetus was also the father of three Titans who judged the souls of the dead in Hades: Menoetius, Prometheus, and Epimetheus.
Iapetus fought Zeus in the war between the Titans and the Olympian gods.
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 Iapetus
The son of Uranus and Gaia, married to Themis, the father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius, and, for the Greeks, the father of the human race, which was hence called genus Iapeti, 'progeny of Iapetus'.
Iapetus was one of the Titans, confined to Tartarus after being defeated by Zeus.
A knowledge of classical mythology is indispensable in understanding and appreciating much of the great literature, sculpture, and painting of both the ancients and the moderns.
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 Omniseek: /Science & Tech /Astronomy /Solar System /Planets /Saturn /Moons /Iapetus
Saturn IV Iapetus Facts Iapetus is the seventeenth of Saturn's known satellites and the third largest: distance from Saturn: 3,561,300 km diameter: 1460 km mass: 1.88e21 kg Pronounced "eye AP i tus" In...
Saturn IV Iapetus is the seventeenth of Saturn's known satellites and the third largest: distance from Saturn: 3,561,300 km diameter: 1460 km In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of
Saturn IV Iapetus Facts Iapetus is the seventeenth of Saturn's known satellites and the third largest: distance from Saturn: 3,561,300 km diameter: 1460 km mass: 1.88e21 kg Pronounced "eye AP i tus" In Greek...
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 Iapetus - Encyclopedia.com
Structural transect through Silurian turbidites of the Fredericton Belt southwest of Fredericton, New Brunswick: the role of the Fredericton Fault in late Iapetus convergence.
Concurrent HP metamorphism on both margins of Iapetus: Ordovician ages for eclogites and garnet pyroxenites from the Seve Nappe Complex, Swedish Caledonides
In the case of Iapetus it is a ridge around the moon's equator, clearly...
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 Iapetus (astronomy) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Iapetus is the 17th-furthest known satellite from the planet.
Iapetus (mythology), in Greek mythology, son of the gods Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth).
Iapetus was one of the 12 Titans, gods possessing...
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 Astronomy For Kids -The Moons of Saturn - KidsAstronomy.com
In Greek mythology Telesto was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
In mythology Hyperion was the son of Earth and Uranus.
Iapetus which was discovered by Cassini in 1671, is another world made up almost entirely of water ice.
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 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Cassini passes 'two-faced' moon
One side of Iapetus' surface is as bright as snow, while the other is coated in a material as dark as tar.
The dark coating is rich in organic (carbon-based) molecules and blankets the side of Iapetus that leads in the direction of orbital motion around Saturn (apart from the moon's poles).
In Greek mythology, Iapetus was a Titan - one of a race of god-like giants who were born from Uranus and Gaia.
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 Space Exploring The Heavens: Saturn's Moons
Dione is the densest of Saturn's moons (aside from Titan, whose density is increased by gravitational compression).
In Greek mythology Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus (Saturn) and the mother of Demeter, Hades (Pluto), Hera, Hestia, Poseidon (Neptune), and Zeus (Jupiter).
In Greek mythology the Titans were a family of giants, the children of Uranus and Gaia, who sought to rule the heavens but were overthrown and supplanted by the family of Zeus.
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 EDUCATION PLANET: 74 Saturn sites
Hyperion - Hyperion Saturn VII H Saturn 's known satellites: orbit : 1,481,100 km from Saturn diameter : 286 km (410 x 260 x 220) mass : 1.77e19 kg I n Greek mythology Hyperion was a Titan, the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios.
Iapetus - Iapetus Saturn VIII I Saturn 's known satellites and the third largest: orbit : 3,561,300 km from Saturn diameter : 1460 km mass : 1.88e21 kg I n Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor o
Saturn's Moon Iapetus - Iapetus [eye-AP-i-tus] is one of the stranger moons of Saturn.
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 Mythology @ FreshCaffeine.com
The KAMI is described in the sacred literature of Japan as being a vast fish that resembles a cat fish whose body is in the great ocean beneath the islands of Japan.
In the classical mythology of ancient Greece, EMPUSA was a terrible female supernatural hybrid monster.
This is the name of a princess who became a dragon in the Mythology and Folklore of the Malay people of West Malaysia.
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 Iapetus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
The leading and trailing hemispheres of Iapetus are radically different.
The albedo of the leading hemisphere is between.03 and.05, as dark as lampfl, whereas the trailing hemisphere's albedo is.5, almost as bright as Europa.
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 BBC - Science & Nature - Space - Iapetus
Iapetus is a moon of Saturn, about a third the size of Earth's moon.
Iapetus is not visible from the Earth with the naked eye, but can be seen with a telescope.
In Greek mythology, Iapetus was a Titan - one of a race of god-like giants whose parents were Uranus and Gaia.
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 Iapetus
Iapetus' wife is Clymene, with whom he has four children - Atlas, Menoetius, Prometheus and Epimetheus.
He is occasionally called the husband of Asia or Asopis.
Article "Iapetus" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 25 June 1997 (Revision 2).
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 ThothWeb - Iapetus: A Moon, A Mystery
In Greek mythology, Iapetus was a Titan – a God - the son of Uranus and Gaia and the ancestor of mankind.
He suggested that Iapetus had a light side and a dark side, and that it always kept the same face turned to Saturn (in the same way that our moon always keeps the same face turned to the Earth).
The consensus of opinion is that Iapetus, and many of the moons of similar density, is/are made mainly from water ice.
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 Iapetus (mythology) - Definition, explanation
Iapetus' wife is normally a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys named Clymene or Asia.
Since mostly the Titans indulge in marriage of brother and sister, it might be that Aeschylus is using an old tradition in which Themis is Iapetus' wife but that the Hesiodic tradition preferred that Themis and Mnemosyne be consorts of Zeus alone.
Iapetus is sometimes equated with Japheth, the son of Noah, based on the similarity of their names.
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 Iapetus
The leading and trailing hemispheres of Iapetus are radically different.
The albedo of most of the leading hemisphere is about.04, as dark as lampfl, whereas the trailing hemisphere's albedo is.6, as bright as Europa.
All of Saturn's moons except for Iapetus and Phoebe are very nearly in the plane of Saturn's equator.
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 Timeless Myths: Classical Mythology
The Classical Mythology has epics and tales of the ancient Greek and Roman myths and literatures.
Greek mythology is heavily intertwined with Greek classical literature.
Classical Mythology is a division of Timeless Myths.
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 Clymene — Infoplease.com
Iapetus, in Greek mythology - Iapetus, in Greek mythology, a Titan.
Atlas, in Greek mythology - Atlas, in Greek mythology, a Titan; son of Iapetus and Clymene and the brother of Prometheus.
Helios - Helios [Gr.,=sun], in Greek religion and mythology, the sun god, son of the Titans Hyperion and...
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 Iapetus (mythology) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Iapetus (mythology) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Prometheus (mythology), in Greek mythology, one of the Titans, known as the friend and benefactor of humanity, the son of the Titan Iapetus by the sea...
Atlas (mythology), in Greek mythology, son of the Titan Iapetus and the nymph Clymene, and brother of Prometheus.
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 Iapetus
The albedo of most of the leading hemisphere is about.04, as dark as lampfl, whereas the trailing hemisphere's albedo is.6, as bright as Europa.
One explanation of this is that the leading hemisphere is dusted with a coating of material knocked off of Phoebe or some other Saturnian body.
Cassini's first encounter with Iapetus also revealed another striking feature not seen before: a ridge 13 kilometers higher than the surrounding terrain that extends at least 1300 km almost almost exactly parallel with Iapetus's equator (click the image at right for more).
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 Atlas, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Iapetus 1 is one of the TITANS and Clymene 1 one of the OCEANIDS.
This parentage is only found in the myth of Atlantis.
Hesperis was daughter of Zeus and Themis, or perhaps of Hesperus 2, a Titan, son of Iapetus 1 and Clymene 1.
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 Iapetus
n Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
and trailing hemispheres of Iapetus are radically different.
ll of Saturn's moons except for Iapetus and Phoebe are very nearly in the plane of Saturn's equator.
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In Greek mythology, one of the Titans, the father of Prometheus, Epimetheus, Atlas, and Menoetius; the grandfather of Deucalion.
The close resemblance to Japhet may indicate borrowing from near Eastern sources.
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