Prometheus - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a Titan, son of Iapetus
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also was a creation of Prometheus, what the intention
It is said that Prometheus stole fire, and the story
elicate hands ; so, good Prometheus, there are men whose
truth it is not Prometheus alone who moulds living crea
times Zeus had inflicted upon Prometheus, because of his theft of
therefore we, in honour of Prometheus,
him; how doth he make Prometheus bear the pain he suffered
as of the body; as Prometheus in Aeschylus, on its being
supported the heavens, or that Prometheus was bound to Caucasus, nor
with it, as if mindful of how Prometheus stole the fire.
ood there came Titan and Prometheus, in whose time Titan
50 years. In his reign lived Prometheus, Epimetheus and
received the spoils of Prometheus's thieving, and at the
fire in a fennel-stalk by Prometheus;  a vehicle with four
Mars first killed an animal, Prometheus an ox.
the whole story of Prometheus mythical, although antiquity assigned
pernicious misinterpretation of Prometheus' fetters, the wearing
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