Sentence Examples

  • PROMETHEUS, son of the Titan Iapetus by the sea nymph Clymene, the chief "culture hero," and, in some accounts, the Demiurge of Greek mythical legend.
  • Prometheus, on the other hand, is purely anthropomorphic. He is the friend and benefactor of mankind.
  • The pedigree and early exploits of Prometheus are given by Hesiod (Theog.
  • On one side Prometheus arranged the best parts of the ox covered with offal, on the other the bones covered with fat, as the meat was covered in Homeric sacrifices.
  • We thus find Prometheus in the position of the fire-bringer, or fire-stealer, and so connected with a very wide cycle of similar mythical benefactors.

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