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Prometheus

Prometheus is the "fire-bringer" who (in Greek mythology) gave the secret of fire to humans. Prometheus was the son of a Titan, one of the giant elder gods of Greek mythology. Prometheus was a friend …

Prometheus

(3 syl.) made men of clay, and stole fire from heaven to animate them. For this he was chained by Zeus to Mount Caucasus, where an eagle preyed on his liver daily. The word means Forethough…

Aeschylus

Although little is known for certain about his life, ancient Athenian Aeschylus has come down to us through history as one of the greatest early dramatists and "the father of Greek tragedy." He wrote…