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The Trick at Mecone (Sicyon) o Sacrificial custom- Prometheus hides the good meet in the stomach and the bad stuff in the good cuts o Reaction of Zeus- Zeus finds out but he doesn’t act out in rage, he punished Prometheus by taking away fire from man o Prometheus’ Theft- he steals fire back, and hides it inside a fennel stock. Punishment of Prometheus o He is chained up on top of a mountain and one of the sacred animals of Zeus (an Eagle) is sent to rest of Prometheus and eat his Liver every day, o Gift of Prometheus Aeschylus – Prometheus Bound Taught man to be civilized, basically everything that seperates us from animals. Punishment of Humans o Pandora Prometheus’ warning to Epimetheus- tells him don’t except
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Unformatted text preview: anything that Zeus or any Olympians gives you. Hephaestus, Athena, Aphrodite, Hermes. Hermes comes and gives Epimetheus Pandora to give to man. Pandora’s jar (“Box”) Aetiology of the myth • Hesiod’s view of women • Prometheus in the Romantic period o He experienced a revival in his myth during this time. o Frankenstein is a good example of this theology during this time. o Gerta described the god of unrelenting in the face of tyranny, as did Byran • Five Races (Ages) of Man o Golden Race- first race of man, lived during Cronus Blessed and happy until death They have no ills Guardian spirits upon death- dimonts...
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