origin: Derived from Greek, meaning: "foresight, forethought"
1. Greek mythology: A Titan (giant), legendary "father" in the creation of mankind -- credited for forming us out of clay & stealing fire to give as an empowering gift. Zeus, King of Olympus and all other gods, sentenced him to eternal torment.
➝ Pandora: the first woman, sent as a torment to punish mankind as well
2. Astronomy: A satellite of Saturn, that with Pandora, holds the F Ring in place (a.k.a. a "shepherd" moon).
➝ note: the F Ring is the outermost & perhaps most active ring of Saturn
3. An epitome of stoic endurance; representation of human striving for knowledge, even in the face of unseen consequences.
➝ ex: The Modern Prometheus, was a subtitle to the novel Frankenstein (1818)