Prometheus

a Titan who steals fires from heaven for the benefit of mankind; in punishment, Zeus chains him to a rock where a vulture (or eagle) comes each day to eat his liver, which grows back each night.
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Prometheus

In Greek mythology, Prometheus (s; Προμηθεύς, pron, meaning `forethought`) is a Titan who sided with Zeus and the ascending Olympian gods in the vast cosmological struggle against Cronus and the other Titans. Prometheus was therefore on the conquering side of the cataclysmic war of the Greek gods, the Titanomachy, where Zeus and the Oly.....
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Prometheus

• (n.) The son of Iapetus (one of the Titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven. Jupiter, being angry at this, sent Mercury to bind Prometheus to Mount Caucasus, where a vulture preyed upon his liver.Prometheus: wo...
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Prometheus

(from the article `Saturn`) Pandora and its nearest neighbour moon, Prometheus, have been dubbed shepherd moons because of their influence on ring particles. During Voyager 1`s ...
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Prometheus

noun (Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him
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Prometheus

[art song] Among many other lieder by Schubert, Max Reger also created an orchestration for `Prometheus`. ==Poem== ==Recordings== ===Voice and piano=== ===Voice and orchestra (Max Reger)=== ...
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Prometheus

[genus] Prometheus is a genus of moths within the family Castniidae containing only one species, Prometheus cochrus, which is found in Brazil and Paraguay. ...
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Prometheus

[Goethe] `Prometheus` is a poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in which the character of the mythic Prometheus addresses God (as Zeus) in misotheist accusation and defiance. The poem was written between 1772 and 1774 and first published in 1789 after an anonymous and unauthorised publication in 1785 by Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi. It is an im...
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Prometheus

[Kafka] Kafka, Franz. The Complete Stories. New York: Schocken Books, 1995. ...
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Prometheus

[Liszt] Franz Liszt composed his Prometheus in 1850, numbering it No. 5 in his cycle of symphonic poems when he revised it in 1855. The work is based on the Greek myth detailing the Titan Prometheus` theft of fire from the gods and is numbered S.99 in the Searle catalogue. ==Overview== ===Composition=== In 1850, Franz Liszt composed an over...
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Prometheus

[moon] Prometheus is an inner satellite of Saturn. It was discovered in 1980 (some time before October 25) from photos taken by the Voyager 1 probe, and was provisionally designated S/1980 S 27.{sfn|IAUC 3532} In late 1985 it was officially named after Prometheus, a Titan in Greek mythology.{sfn|IAUC 4157} It is also designated Saturn XVI (...
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Prometheus

[opera] Prometheus is an operatic `Szenisches Oratorium` (`scenic oratorio`) in five scenes by Rudolf Wagner-Régeny, with a German libretto by the composer after Aeschylus. ==Performance history== It was first performed on 12 September 1959, at the Staatstheater, Kassel and revived in concert three times in East Berlin between 1960 and 198...
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Prometheus

[spacecraft] Prometheus was a proposed manned vertical-takeoff, horizontal-landing (VTHL) spaceplane concept put forward by Orbital Sciences Corporation in late 2010 as part of the second phase of NASA`s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program.{full|date=November 2012} ==Design== The Prometheus design was based on an earlier NASA design...
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Prometheus

[tree] Prometheus (recorded as WPN-114) was the oldest known non-clonal organism, a Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva) tree growing near the tree line on Wheeler Peak in eastern Nevada, United States. The tree, which was at least 4862 years old and possibly more than 5000, was cut down in 1964 by a graduate student and United Sta...
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Prometheus

Pro·me'the·us noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to have forethought for.] (Class. Myth.) The son of Iapetus (one of the Titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven...
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Prometheus

A Greek mythological hero who gave humankind fire.
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Prometheus

A son of Gaia, the earth who assisted the Olympians in defeating the forces of anarchy so the world and heavens could move towards order. Rewarded by being invited to dine at the table of the new dynastic order. However inkeeping with his defiance of tyranny in all forms and sympathy for mankind, he stole fire and conveyed it to man. Zeus had him c...
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Prometheus

A son of Gaia, the earth who assisted the Olympians in defeating the forces of anarchy so the world and heavens could move towards order. Rewarded by being invited to dine at the table of the new dynastic order. However inkeeping with his defiance of tyranny in all forms and sympathy for mankind, he stole fire and conveyed it to man. Zeus had him c...
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Prometheus

In Greek mythology, a Titan who stole fire from heaven for the human race. In revenge, Zeus chained him to a rock and sent an eagle to gnaw at his liver by day; the organ grew back each night....
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Prometheus

In Greek mythology, a Titan who stole fire from heaven for the human race. In revenge, Zeus chained him to a rock and sent an eagle to gnaw at his liver by day; the organ grew back each night. Heracles rescued him from the torture
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Prometheus

in Greek religion, one of the Titans, the supreme trickster, and a god of fire. His intellectual side was emphasized by the apparent meaning of his ... [5 related articles]
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Prometheus

Prometheus (prōmē'thēus) , in Greek mythology, great benefactor of mankind. He was the son of the Titan Iapetus and of Clymene or Themis. Because he foresaw the defeat of the Titans by the Olympians he sided with Zeus and thus was spared the punishment of the other Titans. Acco...
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Prometheus

Prometheus (prōmē'thēus) , in astronomy, one of the named moons, or natural satellites, of Saturn. Also known as Saturn XVI (or S16), Prometheus is an irregularly shaped (nonspherical) body measuring about 90 mi (145 km) by 53 mi (85 km) by 38 mi (62 km); it orbits Saturn at a ...
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Prometheus

Prometheus was a titan. He stole fire from Zeus and gave it to mankind. As a punishment Zeus chained him to a rock and an eagle ate his liver each day. (It regrew each time it was eaten).
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Prometheus

Satellite of the planet Saturn. See TABLE 8. SATURN - SATELLITE DATA
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