Prometheus’ Punishment

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If you are at all familiar with Greek mythology than you probably have heard of Prometheus.

Prometheus was the son of Iapetus who was one of the Titans. He tricked the gods into eating bare bones instead of good meat. He stole the sacred fire from Zeus and the gods. Prometheus did not tell Zeus the prophecy that one of Zeus’s sons will overthrow him. In punishment, Zeus commanded that Prometheus be chained for eternity in the Caucasus. There, an eagle (or, according to other sources, a vulture) would eat his liver, and each day the liver would be renewed. So the punishment was endless, until Heracles finally killed the bird. Prometheus is known to be one of the most interesting characters in Greek Mythology.

I’ve been thinking a lot about Greek myths lately because I’ve been reading the Percy Jackson books.

Even if this model wasn’t based off of mythology I would post it. It’s just really interesting. šŸ™‚

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