Associations to the word «Prometheus»
PROMETHEUS, proper noun. A male given name
PROMETHEUS, proper noun. (Greek god) 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.
PROMETHEUS, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.
PROMETHEUS, noun. (Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.