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Who is Prometheus?

Date Submitted: 08/16/2004 00:41:28
Category: / Literature / Mythology
Length: 7 pages (1926 words)
Prometheus, which means Forethought, was the son of Titan Iapetus and the ocean-nymph Clymene. Prometheus was sacrificed to the gods after they took-over the Titans. He and his brother, Epimetheus, which means Afterthought, where spared because they did not stand with their fellow Titans during the war with the Olympians. It is said that Prometheus was a god before Zeus ever took over his Throne of Eternity. Prometheus had no Roman name, only a Greek …
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