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Prometheus

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Prometheus brings fire to mankind (1817, Heinrich Füger)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Προμηθεύς (Promētheús), from πρό (pró, before) + μήδεα (mḗdea, thoughts, ruses, concerns).

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Prometheus

  1. A male given name
  2. (Greek mythology) The Titan chiefly honored for stealing fire from Zeus in the stalk of a fennel plant and giving it to mortals for their use. The god of fire and craft.
  3. (astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.

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