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  Prometheus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prometheus was a son of Iapetus by Clymene (one of the Oceanids).
To punish Prometheus for this hubris (and all of mankind in the process), Zeus devised "such evil for them that they shall desire death rather that life, and Prometheus shall see their misery and be powerless to succor them.
Prometheus was invited to return to Olympus, though he still had to carry with him the rock that he was chained to.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prometheus   (2028 words)

  
 Prometheus, A Moon of Saturn
Prometheus [pra-MEE-thee-us] is the third of Saturn's known satellites.
Prometheus acts as a shepherd satellite for the inner edge of Saturn's F Ring.
Prometheus is the inner moon and Pandora the outer.
www.solarviews.com /eng/promethe.htm   (572 words)

  
 Prometheus 1, Greek Mythology Link.
Prometheus 1 is mainly remembered for having stolen fire from the gods, and for the terrible punishment he suffered as a consequence.
Prometheus, himself a Titan, forewarned by the Titaness Themis, who knew that neither the brute nor the violent would prevail, rallied with her to the side of Zeus, who finally prevailed.
It is said that Zeus did not release Prometheus 1 from all binding, since he had sworn to that, but for commemoration bade him bind his finger with stone and iron; and that is why, men adopted the custom of wearing rings fashioned of stone and iron, that they may seem to appease Prometheus 1.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Prometheus1.html   (1755 words)

  
 Prometheus & Pandora
Prometheus was a Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to humankind, for which Zeus punished him horribly; son of Iapetus; brother of Atlas and Epimetheus.
Prometheus is the inner shepherd satellite of the F ring.
Prometheus has a number of ridges and valleys and several craters about 20 km in diameter but appears to be less cratered than the neighboring moons Pandora, Janus and Epimetheus.
www.nineplanets.org /pandora.html   (387 words)

  
 Prometheus
Prometheus was the son of Iapetus who was one of the Titans.
In punishment, Zeus commanded that Prometheus be chained for eternity in the Caucasus.
Prometheus is known to be one of the most interesting characters in Greek Mythology.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/prometheus.html   (124 words)

  
 The Prometheus Taxonomic Database - Home Page
Prometheus is a joint project between the DOSG group at Napier University and the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh.
The Prometheus system is available for download (with a blank database, the Apium dataset, or the Globba dataset, and some documentation).
Prometheus is developing a novel approach to composing and recording taxonomic descriptions of botanical specimens.
www.dcs.napier.ac.uk /~prometheus   (523 words)

  
 Prometheus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prometheus is a multigrid solver for finite element matrices on unstructured meshes in solid mechanics.
Prometheus uses maximal independent sets on modified matrix graphs; these node sets are meshed with a Delaunay mesher to provide coarse "grids", which are used with standard finite element shape functions to provide interpolation operators for multigrid.
Prometheus is built on PETSc from Argonne National Laboratory, and uses ParMetis from the University of Minnesota and FEAP from the University of California at Berkeley.
www.columbia.edu /~ma2325/prometheus   (387 words)

  
 Prometheus * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Prometheus also stole fire from Zeus and gave it to the primitive mortals on the earth.
Prometheus was the son of Iapetos and Klymene (Clymene).
Prometheus and Io When Io, who was also being punished by Zeus, came upon Prometheus and the daughters of Okeanos, she wanted to know her future.
messagenet.com /myths/bios/promethe.html   (1039 words)

  
 myth
Prometheus was a Titan from Greek myth, born from the union of the Titan Iapetus and the Nymph Asia he was one of four children born to the pair.
Prometheus came to him and declared that he knew how to heal Zeus, taking a rock from the ground Prometheus proceeded to hit Zeus in the head with it.
Prometheus saw the curse that Pandora and her box carried, he refused the gift, giving it instead to his brother Epimetheus who opened the box and released the chained horrors upon the world.
www.geocities.com /Athens/6969/myth.htm   (872 words)

  
 Enjoying "Prometheus Bound", by Aeschylus
Prometheus was one of the Titans, the original race of gods sprung from earth and sky.
The Catholic Encyclopedia mentions that a single ancient vase shows Prometheus "bound to a beam which serves the purposes of a cross." Otherwise, Prometheus is described as nailed and/or chained to the Caucasus mountains, which the Greeks thought might as well be at the ends of the earth.
Prometheus is one of the moons of Saturn, and the name of a large volcano on Jupiter's moon Io.
www.pathguy.com /promethe.htm   (6078 words)

  
 EUROPE: Western / Ancient Greece / Prometheus
Controversial New York artist and educator Tim Rollins is bringing the myth of Prometheus to the Web, with the help of a posse of young fl and Puerto Rican artists who can relate to the story of a rebel Titan who steals fire from the gods, and incurs the wrath of the powers that be....
Prometheus (mythology), in Greek mythology, one of the Titans, known as the friend and benefactor of humanity, the son of the Titan Iapetus by the sea nymph Clymene or the Titaness Themis....
...The fire that Prometheus stole is traditionally understood to symbolize wisdom and enlightenment, and the myth, therefore, represented an apt metaphor for the task of the college.
www.mythinglinks.org /euro~west~greece~Prometheus.html   (3421 words)

  
 Prometheus and Epimetheus
Prometheus was the titan son who sided with Zeus during the titanic wars.
Prometheus, whose name means forethought, was very wise, wiser even than the gods, but Epimetheus, which means afterthought, was a scatterbrained person who invariably followed his first impulse and then changed his mind.
Prometheus was said to have been the husband of Clymene, or Hesione, or Asia, or Pandora.
www.the-pantheon.com /prometheus_and_epimetheus.htm   (697 words)

  
 MYTH MAN'S PROMETHEUS
Prometheus (he was wise and his name means "Forethought") took over the task of creation and considered ways to make humans superior.
Prometheus had created humans in the likeness of gods, using the clay and water of Panopeus, and Athena had breathed a living soul into them.
Zeus did make Prometheus wear a ring, in which a piece of the Caucasus rock was set, as a symbol of his painful connection with the mountain.
thanasis.com /modern/pro01.htm   (2408 words)

  
 Prometheus Bound
In grandeur of conception and imagery it has never been surpassed, not even in the works of Shakespeare, for here is the very essence of tragedy, her inmost spirit revealed in its sternest mood, in all its prostrating and annihilating force.
Later he consents to spare them, but Prometheus must expiate his crime in bringing down fire from heaven, and it is this which forms the subject of the second play in the trilogy.
The Prometheus Bound is the representation of steadfast endurance under suffering, and, indeed, the immortal suffering of a god, banished to a desolate rock over against the earth-encircling ocean.
www.theatrehistory.com /ancient/bates019.html   (1743 words)

  
 Prometheus
Prometheus is a strategical turn based game for 10 to 20 players to be played via email or even via postal mail.
Prometheus has been developed by Mathias Kettner since 1993 during his studies of computer science in Munich.
You can download and use Prometheus under terms of the GNU General Public License in Version 2 or later.
mathias-kettner.de /prometheus.html   (262 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Prometheus: Lighting NASA's Nuclear Fire
In Greek mythology, Prometheus was the wisest of the Titans, and he gave the gift of fire to humanity.
The name Prometheus means 'forethought', and true to its name, NASA's space nuclear power initiative was born out of past research with an eye on future innovations.
Prometheus calls for fission power reactor research, advanced heat-to-power conversion hardware, as well as power management and distribution equipment.
space.com /businesstechnology/technology/prometheus_tech_030423.html   (1577 words)

  
 Prometheus All-IN-One PC/104 CPU Board
Prometheus also includes a real-time clock with backup battery and a programmable watchdog timer with both hardware and software retrigger capability.
Prometheus is compatible with our solid state flashdisk modules that provide IDE-compatible mass storage in a rugged format that bolts onto the board and requires no special drivers.
Prometheus has a total of 9 I/O headers to manage its large quantity of I/O. Because there are several options, including a cable-free method, no cables are provided with the board.
www.diamondsystems.com /products/prometheus   (1711 words)

  
 White House Go-Ahead On NASA Nuclear Prometheus Project
A source familiar with the NASA budget request for 2004 told Space News that the amount of money the White House is requesting strongly suggests an expansion of the program.
Prometheus represents a significant expansion of the Nuclear Systems Initiative.
Prometheus gave fire to man, giving us the power needed to create civilization on Earth.
www.space.com /businesstechnology/nuclear_power_030117.html   (1302 words)

  
 The Legend of Prometheus and Pandora's Box   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prometheus' and Epimetheus' first care was, very naturally, to provide for the beings already created.
Disheartened by the prospect of long years of unremitting pain, Prometheus at times could not refrain from pitiful complaints; but generation after generation of men lived on earth, and died, blessing him for the gift he had obtained for them at such a terrible cost.
They then bade Mercury take her to Prometheus as a gift from heaven; but he, knowing only too well that nothing good would come to him from the gods, refused to accept her, and cautioned his brother Epimetheus to follow his example.
www.physics.hku.hk /~tboyce/ss/topics/prometheus.html   (2232 words)

  
 Prometheus Radio Project - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prometheus Radio Project will be tramping around the great state of PA this summer, talking to community groups like yours -- letting you know what you can do today to determine your own communications future!
In Late January of 2006, Prometheus Radio Project and Thrid World Majority, with the support of Consumers Union, organized a delegation of media activists to the World Social Fourm in Caracas Venezuela.
We visited the community radio and TV stations, government officials, and activist groups who are in the midst of a revolutionary transformation of the media.
www.prometheusradio.org   (1660 words)

  
 Galileo Sees a Hawaiian-Style Volcano on Io   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prometheus is the "Old Faithful" of Io's many volcanoes.
Left: The active volcano Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io was imaged by the near-infrared mapping spectrometer instrument onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the close flyby of Io on October 10, 1999.
Galileo scientists believe the plume seen on the western end of Prometheus is similar to this Hawaiian steam plume, except the Ionian plume is composed largely of sulfur dioxide and rises much higher because of Io's low atmospheric density and gravity.
science.nasa.gov /newhome/headlines/ast05nov99_2.htm   (1317 words)

  
 The Prometheus Society
The Prometheus Society was established in 1982 by philosopher Ronald K. Hoeflin
The Constitution is the cornerstone of the Prometheus Society, providing the guidelines for the conduct of the Society's business.
The Treasurer and Internet Officer have worked to integrate online payment of dues, susbscription fees, and other fees into the Prometheus Society website to make the payment process much simpler and quicker for all members and subscribers, and to allow a wide variety of payment options worldwide.
www.prometheussociety.org   (774 words)

  
 Prometheus 6 | All respect and no restraint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But more disturbing than this, the documentary contends, is the psychological and spiritual danger that many progressives believe is wrought by missionaries, who swipe from indigenous people their happy, peaceful ways and stick them instead with the greed, selfishness, jealousy and wrecked natural landscapes known to be the key features of global industrial capitalism.
The answer to the second is this: Last month, Judge Weinstein issued an astonishing acquittal in the case, arguing that even though the men were icy killers, the statute of limitations in their case had effectively run out.
At the end of the conversation, the volunteers were shown several of the statements that had been made and were asked to recall what had been said just before and just after each of them.
www.prometheus6.org   (4829 words)

  
 Prometheus guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Perhaps the best place to start would be to consider what associations the name "Prometheus" has in your mind, and then compare Aeschylus' presentation of this character.
Prometheus and his mother were the only Titans on Zeus' sid e.
The god Might's antagonism towards Prometheus represents an important pattern in Greek thought wherein force is opposed to guile; note Prometheus' account of this on p.144.
www.temple.edu /classics/prometheus.html   (441 words)

  
 Libertarian Futurist Society
LFS presents the annual Prometheus Award for Best Novel, the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award for best classic literary works of liberty and occasional Prometheus Special Awards for other categories (short fiction, dramatic presentations, life achievement and similar awards) and publishes the quarterly journal, Prometheus.
To uphold the high standards of the Prometheus Awards, full members and above are responsible for obtaining and reading all the finalists in a category before casting their votes.
Prometheus is published quarterly (January, April, July, and October) and the subscription rate is $20 per year ($25 International).
www.lfs.org   (649 words)

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