Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

"Prometheus Bound" is a tragedy set in ancient Greece that tells the story of the Titan Prometheus, who defies the gods by giving humans the gift of fire, a symbol of knowledge and civilization. As punishment, Zeus chains Prometheus to a rock in the Caucasus Mountains where he is tormented by a vulture that eats his liver every day, only for it to grow back overnight. Despite his suffering, Prometheus refuses to submit to Zeus' will, embodying the human spirit's unyielding resistance against oppression.

The 504th greatest book of all time


Published
101
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
10,852
Original Language
Ancient Greek

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