The king of the gods sent her to wed Prometheus' brother, Epimetheus, and although Prometheus had warned his brother never to accept gifts from the Olympians, Epimetheus was love-stricken, and he and Pandora wed.
Prometheus slew a large ox, and divided it into two piles.
The city of Opous in Central Greece also claimed to honor a grave of Prometheus.
The figures that Prometheus had created became human beings and honored him.
Prometheus then invited Zeus to choose a pile for the gods.
Prometheus liked this ring and decided to wear it thereafter for eternity, technically fulfilling the conditions of Zeus' earlier decree.
Prometheus, in Ovid's Metamorphoses, is credited with the creation of human-beings "in godlike image" from clay, a role which is assigned to Zeus in other variations of the creation myth.
In 2003, the first ever cloned horse to be born from and carried by its cloning mother was named Prometea, the feminine form of Prometeos, the Italian form of "Prometheus.
Prometheus was a son of the Titan Iapetus by Clymene, one of the Oceanids.
To punish human beings for the offenses of Prometheus, Zeus told Hephaestus to "mingle together all things loveliest, sweetest, and best, but look that you also mingle therewith the opposites of each."
Prometheus inspired a number of poems in which he was the titular character, such as those by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Lord Byron.
One of Saturn's inner satellites is named Prometheus after the Titan, as is the asteroid 1809 Prometheus.
Among the most famous of these are the play Prometheus Bound, traditionally attributed to Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.E.
The myth of Prometheus is one of the most popular Greek myths, and has enjoyed reverberations in art, literature, and even science.
Once free, Prometheus captured Ethon and ate the bird's liver as revenge for his pain and suffering.
Athena chose to go against Zeus and taught Prometheus so that he might teach humanity.
Alternative versions of these myths identify Hephaestus or Hera, rather than Prometheus, as the individual who split Zeus' head open.
A small shrine to Prometheus was located in the Kerameikos, or potter's quarter, of Athens, not far from Plato's Academy.
Shelley, among other Romantics, saw Prometheus as the prototypical genius.
About twelve generations later, Zeus's very own son Heracles, passing by on his way to find the apples of the Hesperides as part of his Twelve Labors, freed Prometheus.
According to the myths, Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus were ordered by Cronus to make creatures that would populate the earth.
Zeus was not overly perturbed upon hearing that Prometheus had again evaded his punishment, as the act brought more glory to his son.
Prometheus carefully crafted a creature after the shape of the gods: A man.
In Argos, the chief city of Argolis in Southern Greece, the citizens kept a tomb of Prometheus and honored him as a dead hero.
Zeus was angered by the actions of Prometheus and Epimetheus, and he forbade the pair from teaching humanity the ways of civilization.
Finally, a well-planned mining project ends with reclamation efforts to make the land suitable for future use.
Zeus had Prometheus carried to Mount Caucasus, upon the summit of which he was bound to a rock.
Ludwig van Beethoven provided a musical composition inspired by the Promethean myth entitled Die Geschцpfe des Prometheus, op.
Prometheus and Epimetheus journeyed to Earth from Olympus, then ventured to the Greek province of Boitia and made clay figures.
The following year, Shelley's husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, also contributed a play with similar themes entitled Prometheus Unbound.
The name for the sixty-first element Promethium is also derived from Prometheus.