The frigid gray eyes swung back to the sight that was revealed on Iapetus.
Iapetus on the whole may be said to shine as a star of the 9th magnitude.
Homer mentions specially two of them, Iapetus and Cronus; but Hesiod enumerates thirteen.
He was the son of Iapetus and Clymene, one of the Oceanides.
Atlas, the son of Iapetus, was doomed to bear the heavens on his shoulders.
The presumptuous son of Iapetus, by an impious fraud, brought down fire into the world.
But the noble son of Iapetus outwitted him and stole the far-seen gleam of unwearying fire in a hollow fennel stalk.
The view of Saturn was awesome, even from Iapetus' orbit two million miles away.
Iapetus was considered the original ancestor of the human race, as the father of Prometheus and grandfather of Deucalion.