In Greek mythology, Prophasis[pronunciation?] (Ancient Greek: Πρόφασις) was the personification of excuse or plea. She was called the daughter of Epimetheus.[1]


  1. ^ Pindar, Pythian Ode 5.28


  • Pindar, Odes translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien. 1990. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pindar, The Odes of Pindar including the Principal Fragments with an Introduction and an English Translation by Sir John Sandys, Litt.D., FBA. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1937. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.