Epimetheus

Epimetheus in Wikipedia

In Greek mythology, Epimetheus (Greek: Ἐπιμηθεύς) ("hindsight", literally "afterthought," but in the manner of a fool looking behind, while running forward) was the brother of Prometheus ("foresight", literally "fore-thought"), a pair of Titans who "acted as representatives of mankind" (Kerenyi 1951, p 207). They were the inseparable sons of Cronus, who in other contexts was the father of Atlas. While Prometheus is characterized as ingenious and clever, Epimetheus is depicted as foolish...

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Epimetheus in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology

[PROMETHEUS and PANDORA.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

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