noun Classical Mythology.
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Like Galt—a cross between Prometheus and Joe the Plumber— Rhodes is an eerily familiar precursor.
To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
No creature of the Greek imagination would have been a suitable inhabitant for it except Prometheus alone.Overland|John William De Forest
Before this sculpture, with its obscure designs, a man might have dreamed of Prometheus roughly sketching for Michael Angelo.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Some accounts, however, say that Prometheus made both man and woman out of clay.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
But the fount of inspiration, the source of temporary elation and strength, had not been exhausted by Prometheus.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
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Cultural definitions for Prometheus
In classical mythology, the Titan who stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans. As punishment for the theft, Zeus ordered Prometheus chained to a rock and sent a great eagle to gnaw at the Titan's liver. Despite his torment, Prometheus refused to submit to Zeus' will. He was eventually rescued by Hercules.