The myth of Prometheus - Iseult Gillespie

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  • Опубликовано: 14 ноя 2017
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    Before the creation of humanity, the Greek gods won a great battle against a race of giants called the Titans. Most Titans were destroyed or driven to the eternal hell of Tartarus. But the Titan Prometheus, whose name means foresight, persuaded his brother Epimetheus to fight with him on the side of the Gods. Iseult Gillespie shares the myth of Prometheus.
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  • Abhishek Dev
    Abhishek Dev Час назад

    So basically there is no "Karma" in Greek Mythology.

  • homedia noropucha
    homedia noropucha 11 часов назад

    What a fascinating infographic!

  • suna !
    suna ! День назад

    aw, thanks bro prometheus. ❤

  • saljpal3
    saljpal3 2 дня назад

    Greek gods are selfish assholes.

  • drsingingeagle
    drsingingeagle 3 дня назад

    Perfect! I will share this with my Talladega College Students this afternoon! Thanks! .^__^.

  • Rajendra Prasad
    Rajendra Prasad 5 дней назад

    Please do Indian mythology as well. Your views would blow up.

  • rodney adams
    rodney adams 8 дней назад

    stare gate. name most powerful military space ship. not sure think one pick thor race house computer had all information on it. stare gate universe. guy gave watch wife die cancer sacrificed ship destiney what called save prometheus. realize destiney old ship of accents were prometheus all information left on thor race.

  • TTT TTT
    TTT TTT 8 дней назад

    Zeus, then he gets killed by kratos

  • TTT TTT
    TTT TTT 8 дней назад

    Seas nerfed Prometheus lens

  • JustinNathy
    JustinNathy 9 дней назад

    Love the animation with this man, wow.

  • Amna Aleem
    Amna Aleem 9 дней назад

    why is it that everything bad to ever possibly happen in mythology is caused by Zeus,in someway?🤔


    Zeus that DING DONG!😤😡

    and remember kids do not use bad language.😊

  • 0wlPlayZ
    0wlPlayZ 9 дней назад

    eh, at least his liver grew back

  • AMBenito15
    AMBenito15 10 дней назад

    I thought the fire was from hestia's heart.

  • Chrispy Bacon
    Chrispy Bacon 10 дней назад

    The fire is reason, the scientific method, trying to prove yourself wrong. Fire clears away rot.

  • Chrispy Bacon
    Chrispy Bacon 10 дней назад

    The lesson in the two bowls is that its the lower and middle classes who get the real meat of life and the people at the top have no purpose because they have no limitation. So their joy turns to ash in their mouths. But you can have power and meaning if you learn the lessons Blue Collar people do and work for its own sake.

  • Phil Scott
    Phil Scott 11 дней назад

    Don’t blame Zeuss blame that GOSH DARN CROW THING Zeuss only chained him to a rock.Plus no one has any proof Zeuss sent him soooooo ;) (btw I LOVE the vid)

  • Lihaoluart
    Lihaoluart 12 дней назад

    2:12 That fennel stalk looks like a head massager

  • One Strange Girl
    One Strange Girl 12 дней назад

    Can you do persephone

  • Keri Vogt
    Keri Vogt 12 дней назад

    It’s also a movie

  • Keri Vogt
    Keri Vogt 12 дней назад

    Imageo dei

  • Jessica Angel
    Jessica Angel 13 дней назад

    damn zeus what an ahole

  • Nirmal Mathew
    Nirmal Mathew 13 дней назад

    I've been binge watching your videos since yesterday. Sometimes, RUclip does get it right in the recommendations.

  • xanax76est
    xanax76est 13 дней назад

    dont judge Gods - you dont know the ending of all this ...

  • Griffin2008
    Griffin2008 14 дней назад

    I love how the humans have tiny hands but chubby arms

  • Arif Khandaker
    Arif Khandaker 18 дней назад

    I wanna be a torch bearer

  • Pridi Prakitpong
    Pridi Prakitpong 18 дней назад

    Chin-Chin feared him

  • oneoflokis
    oneoflokis 18 дней назад

    Oh: and Epimetheus was Prometheus's younger, dumber brother!! 😁
    It was him who let Pandora open Pandora's box, loosing all the ills upon mankind!

  • oneoflokis
    oneoflokis 18 дней назад

    Yeah peeps: you SEE what the big sky god does to the demiurge (that's a kind of deputy, or subcreator god), when the Foresight guy tries to help those little creatures known as humans, aspire "beyond their station"??
    Now you see why Trickster gods the world over are either dissed - or worshipped, but the stories say that like Prometheus, they met a horrible fate?? 🙄
    Those little humans aren't meant to aspire! Woe to Titans that help them!!
    Well: that's what big daddy sky gods say..
    ☺️

  • Christos Symeonidis
    Christos Symeonidis 18 дней назад

    Cause I am greek we learned those on 3rd grade.

  • Δανιηλ Σαρατσης
    Δανιηλ Σαρατσης 18 дней назад +1

    Hercules set him free.

  • bedha thebest
    bedha thebest 19 дней назад

    Hears the word "Titans"
    Eren: Kill them all!!!!!!! DO NOT SPARE ANY ONE OF THEM!!!!!!!!!

  • Rian Urbano
    Rian Urbano 20 дней назад

    Prometheus Flame is actually a heavy runic attack of blades of chaos on god of war 4

  • August Chance
    August Chance 20 дней назад +1

    I love these videos, they are phenomenal! I do feel like I should mention however, it was an eagle that would attack prometheus's liver. The bird was meant to represent Zeus himself in all his anger. There may be different versions, this is just what I've heard.

  • Dictator Arren
    Dictator Arren 20 дней назад +1

    0:08-0:12 *Sie sind das Essen und Wir sind die Jaeger!*

  • Crystalxxx_xplays28 Blogs
    Crystalxxx_xplays28 Blogs 21 день назад

    I got a question bruh CANT HUMANS JUST BREED ATON of cows and pigs like 80 of them and give 3 to Zeus like cmon dud

  • Love rainbows Puppys
    Love rainbows Puppys 21 день назад

    Geez man the Greek gods sound more like the demons to me

  • MissQuenie J
    MissQuenie J 21 день назад

    Any pjo fans here?

  • Bkd Faricators
    Bkd Faricators 21 день назад +1

    Hail,Prometheus!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻🎊🎊

  • Alyana Masangya
    Alyana Masangya 21 день назад

    Prometheos was more of a god than Zues

  • Azel M
    Azel M 21 день назад

    I love your videos

  • John Newman
    John Newman 21 день назад

    2:29 *Ares approves*

  • MlgM4rtIN d0
    MlgM4rtIN d0 22 дня назад

    We can not survive without fire zeus

  • lee jeno
    lee jeno 22 дня назад

    gods are prideful mfs that abuse their power

  • John Iglesia
    John Iglesia 22 дня назад

    God of War

  • Eliza Dunno
    Eliza Dunno 23 дня назад

    Wow, this is just amazing. Thanks so much for bringing these stories to life!

  • Joseph Fang
    Joseph Fang 24 дня назад

    Zeus is so sensitive

  • Hecky The Heck
    Hecky The Heck 24 дня назад +3

    Poor Prometheus, he just wanted to protect his children

  • Jahangir Jamadar
    Jahangir Jamadar 26 дней назад

    Didn't kratos release him in GOD OF WAR😅

  • Antonny Tan
    Antonny Tan 26 дней назад

    0:31 Is this a pigeon?

  • Clint James De Paz
    Clint James De Paz 27 дней назад

    Do you know GLaDOS from Portal 2?

  • Michelle Haruansong
    Michelle Haruansong 27 дней назад

    ATTACK ON TITAN

  • Adinda Kayla
    Adinda Kayla 28 дней назад

    Please make more mythic contents!! Especially greek

  • Padraic McDonagh
    Padraic McDonagh 28 дней назад

    2019?

  • katzeenjuhu xD
    katzeenjuhu xD 28 дней назад

    I actually readed this myth in school xD

  • pug sparrow
    pug sparrow 29 дней назад +1

    Prometheus why u give me acne

  • Key Spectro
    Key Spectro 29 дней назад

    Why are gods so annoying

  • porkinwitz
    porkinwitz Месяц назад

    What happen to Pandora?

  • Gerald Ofuobi
    Gerald Ofuobi Месяц назад +2

    Prometheus kinda sounds like Lucifer and the apple

  • TheSilentsama
    TheSilentsama Месяц назад

    That one time when u did something good..

  • European Bourgeois
    European Bourgeois Месяц назад

    Prometheus gifted the white race power.

  • Princessgamer %
    Princessgamer % Месяц назад

    Ted ed is a non profit ORGANISATION. For anyone wondering

  • jawad shorophy
    jawad shorophy Месяц назад

    Vultures ate at his guts for giving human fire... i already know this... also wasnt the humans having two heads and more arms then split apart? I think i read that in a book

  • COSMIC BEAR STUDIOS
    COSMIC BEAR STUDIOS Месяц назад +23

    I feel bad for Prometheus,
    ( One like saves Prometheus)

  • Vincent Huang
    Vincent Huang Месяц назад

    My hw

  • Delta Omega
    Delta Omega Месяц назад

    im Starting to feel like The gods are Mean

  • D2attemp
    D2attemp Месяц назад

    Heracles or Hercules does free him though

  • SPECTRUM zx
    SPECTRUM zx Месяц назад

    Teen Titans Go

  • Dalton Bradshaw
    Dalton Bradshaw Месяц назад

    So titans were better?

  • YT AzianBeast
    YT AzianBeast Месяц назад

    What was Prometheus the god of?

  • Edesa Castro
    Edesa Castro Месяц назад

    Good. :)

  • boots alcantara
    boots alcantara Месяц назад

    He was a good guy, why did they chain him on a cliff anyway?

  • Diamondwarrior
    Diamondwarrior Месяц назад

    Well there is just one god and that’s Jesus Christ

  • AuroraRising1
    AuroraRising1 Месяц назад

    Like wow the diction and syntax of this narration is so sophisticated and well developed

  • Dragon mon gamer
    Dragon mon gamer Месяц назад

    Hold up r we talking about the movie Prometheus or the god Prometheus

  • HamZ Hehe
    HamZ Hehe Месяц назад +1

    Oh yhyh

    • Lil shoez bone
      Lil shoez bone Месяц назад

      HamZ Hehe I knew I would see this profile pictrue

  • Persephone Pomegranate
    Persephone Pomegranate Месяц назад

    Prometheus is such a great titan

  • Fuu2 For prez
    Fuu2 For prez Месяц назад

    1:54 me when someone changes the Wi-Fi password

  • Lee LiChoo
    Lee LiChoo Месяц назад

    He stole fire from Hestia not Hephaestus

  • YT AzianBeast
    YT AzianBeast Месяц назад

    Is Prometheus the god of fire??

    • YT AzianBeast
      YT AzianBeast Месяц назад

      Who is Prometheus the god of?

    • YT AzianBeast
      YT AzianBeast Месяц назад

      And he’s Prometheus for our Greek project

    • YT AzianBeast
      YT AzianBeast Месяц назад

      Oh but my friend keeps saying he the god of fire

    • Boss Isaac
      Boss Isaac Месяц назад

      Nope. That's Hephaistos, the blacksmith of the gods.

  • Nathan Davenport
    Nathan Davenport Месяц назад

    Prometheus had an element named after him (Promethium)!

  • Inferno Wolf
    Inferno Wolf Месяц назад

    Wow i got a ted advertisement about the army before i watched this... What’re the odds

  • αηÐяєι 2nd
    αηÐяєι 2nd Месяц назад

    Cool so gods have very high ego a0nd is very sensitive with it.

  • Sunny shah
    Sunny shah Месяц назад +3

    I've noticed time an time again, Greek Gods are a bunch of entitled, full of themselves, egoistic pricks who can't stand anything that goes against their beliefs, and will incur harsh punishments on those who fail to follow their ways.
    They are more like demons than Gods

    • Devilmonkey
      Devilmonkey Месяц назад

      Not just the greek gods.......Pretty much any god and religion fairy tale ever made.

  • Greeny Greenson
    Greeny Greenson Месяц назад

    #G0DZ4R3M34N4F

  • Stavroula
    Stavroula Месяц назад

    That's not how things happened, or at least it's not how Protagoras said it happened through his myth.

  • Manda
    Manda Месяц назад +1

    Them cheek bones

  • Blue Knight
    Blue Knight Месяц назад

    Gods only look like humans, but they are nothing like us

  • Superior Games'n vlogs
    Superior Games'n vlogs Месяц назад +1

    Remind's me of portal 2
    Its.... beautiful.

  • Euvenchua Yushyie
    Euvenchua Yushyie Месяц назад

    Definitely kelvin

  • GContreras20bfsla
    GContreras20bfsla Месяц назад

    zeus sucks

  • Dominik ballard
    Dominik ballard Месяц назад +1

    0:51 1:04

  • Emirah A.
    Emirah A. Месяц назад

    Prometheus the real OG

  • Angels and a demon
    Angels and a demon Месяц назад

    *Prometheus!* Don't you mean Phil Swift?

  • Redstone Creeper
    Redstone Creeper Месяц назад

    Zeus really likes watching torture methods in his tablet

  • sagar pandey
    sagar pandey Месяц назад +1

    Karl Marx was influenced by prometheus so much.

  • Death Cool
    Death Cool Месяц назад

    Who's here beacuse of god of war 2

  • PowWolf Rider
    PowWolf Rider Месяц назад

    Ea and Enki.

  • J Bayawon
    J Bayawon Месяц назад +3

    Prometheus, the inventor of compassion and care based on his quality compared to the greek gods...

  • Qiyuan Chen
    Qiyuan Chen Месяц назад

    m

  • You'll never know lol
    You'll never know lol Месяц назад

    Well i mean us human uses fire as weapons, fuel, and caused global warming now so we are more than human we are monster. Can u consider us as humans again prometheus