Prometheus created mortal men and took pride in them. He taught them everything they know and cared about them greatly. He was determined to provide them with all they need to survive.
The Creation Of Man
"Prometheus, the clever titan, created mortal men out of clay and water"
The gods rule the world, and they can create other beings. Zeus is the god of gods and mortals. He tries to control everything.
´"Father of gods and men! Greatest of the immortals¨´
Zeus flooded the earth in attempt to rid the world of the mortal men. Floods are a symbol of rebirth and a new beginning.
The Great Flood
' "Storms and drought rob them of the food that would sustain them" '
Hephaestus made the mortal woman from water and clay, just like the man. Her name is pandora and she will be the downfall of the mortal men.
The First Mortal Woman
¨Hephaestus will fashion my special gift for mortal man-the first mortal woman¨
¨As soon as she removes the lid, all of its contents-except hope- will fly north never to be contained again!¨
Pandora's box contains all of the evils of the world and hope. Hope does not escape and pandora is the downfall man
The Fall of Man
Prometheus would not reveal the name of the goddess that Zeus should fear. Zeus was mad and decided to punish Prometheus until he told him the name. Zeus feared being overthrown just as he had done to his own father, Cronus.
¨Chain me to the cliffs of Mount Caucasus and torture me!¨