Archives for Mythology
In Greek mythology fire was given to men by Prometheous, who stole it from the Sun. Find here the myth of how the of friend men was punished by Zeus by chain him to a rock in the Caucasus, where his liver is eaten daily by an eagle, only to be regenerated by night, due to his immortality.
The story of Prometheus known in Greek mythology as the creator of mankind and its greatest benefactor who stole fire from Olympian Gods and gave it to men. Prometheus became a symbol of striving towards the scientific knowledge and the risk of unintended consequence which could also result in tragedy. Enjoy his story from the pen of James Baldwin.
The human quest about his origins is not a new phenomenon. These questions had always been pondered by the ancient Greeks. In this article we reproduce a synopsis of Theories in Ancient Greece as to the origin of man from the book «The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome» by E.M. Berens.
>Hyacinthus was the son of the Muse Clio and the King of Macedonia Pierus. He was considered to be the companion of both the Greek god Apollo and Zephyrus, the god of the winds. Those two deities were competing with each other who will gain the favor of the handsome young man.