The son of Iapetus (one of the Titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven. Jupiter, being angry at this, sent Mercury to bind Prometheus to Mount Caucasus, where a vulture preyed upon his liver.
A Greek mythological hero who gave humankind fire.
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A son of Gaia, the earth who assisted the Olympians in defeating the forces of anarchy so the world and heavens could move towards order. Rewarded by being invited to dine at the table of the new dynastic order. However inkeeping with his defiance of tyranny in all forms and sympathy for mankind, he stole fire and conveyed it to man. Zeus had him chained to a rock by Hephaestus and when he claimed to know of a prophecy told to him by his mother, Gaia, that could mean the downfall of the Olmypian chief Zeus had him tortured for a thousand years. Only when Zeus relented and offered release and pardon did Prometheus reveal the prophecy of the sea-nymph Thetis
A Titan who gave man `Fire' according to Greek mythology.
(Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him
As a brother of Atlas, and son of the Titan IAPETOS and Oceanid CLYMENE, Prometheus stole the knowledge of "fire-making" from the heavens and taught mortal men how to use it. For this crime, the gods punished him.
The being purported to have given humans fire, condmened to be chained to a rock and have his entrails pecked out (only to have them regenerate the next day).
A moon of Saturn was discovered by Steward Collins and D. Carlson (Voyager 1) in 1980. Prometheus also is designated as "Saturn XVI" and "S/1980 S27". In Greek mythology, Prometheus was a Titan who stole fire from the gods and gave it to mortal men.
In Greek mythology, Prometheus (Ancient Greek, , "forethought") is the Titan chiefly honored for stealing fire from the gods in the stalk of a fennel plant and giving it to mortals for their use. He is depicted as an intelligent and cunning figure who had sympathy for humanity. To this day, the term promethean refers to events or people of great creativity, intellect and boldness.
Prometheus (proe-mee'-thee-É™s, , Greek Î ÏÎ¿Î¼Î·Î¸ÎÎ±Ï‚) is an inner satellite of Saturn. It was discovered in 1980 (some time before October 25) from photos taken by the Voyager 1 probe, and was provisionally designated S/1980 S 27. In 1985 it was officially named after Prometheus, a Titan in Greek mythology.