Prometheus & Atlas

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Karl-Ludwig G. Poggemann
published on 20 April 2013
Prometheus & Atlas

A black-figure Lakonian kylix, c. 570-560 BCE, depicting the Titans Atlas carrying the world on his shoulders and Prometheus being tormented by an eagle sent by Zeus to eat his liver as punishment for giving mankind the gift of fire, stolen from Hephaistos. (Gregoriano Etrusco Museum, Vatican).

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Poggemann, K. G. (2013, April 20). Prometheus & Atlas. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1149/

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Poggemann, Karl-Ludwig G. "Prometheus & Atlas." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 20, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1149/.

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Poggemann, Karl-Ludwig G. "Prometheus & Atlas." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 20 Apr 2013. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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