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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  • salvadoroars
    salvadoroars 15 часов назад

    We must save daddy Prometheus and revolt against Zeus! Lock them up in Tartarus with his uncles. Bomb Olympus!

  • Love Kyungsoo
    Love Kyungsoo День назад

    So Prometheus was the reason why there's a human, human that destroying the earth. I heyt u

  • aaluchop bantawa
    aaluchop bantawa 2 дня назад

    Please help me !! I did not understand whose sacrifies was zeus asking... and y did prometheus tricked zeus ?? Flesh, bone and all... I did not understand.. somebody help

  • Soulja Yeet
    Soulja Yeet 2 дня назад

    What about when Prometheus was freed by Hercules

  • DaMeow Cat
    DaMeow Cat 2 дня назад

    Attack On Titan?

    • DaMeow Cat
      DaMeow Cat 2 дня назад

      I don't watch though...

  • Danilo Nascimento
    Danilo Nascimento 4 дня назад

    Ele cumpriu o que Prometheus

  • Kane
    Kane 4 дня назад

    Tha real MVP

  • Arist Yang
    Arist Yang 5 дней назад

    I thought it was Zeus eagle that peck his arms

  • Arisa Nakamoto
    Arisa Nakamoto 8 дней назад

    Poor Prometheus, The Gods and the Humans don’t deserve him.

  • Unknown Person
    Unknown Person 8 дней назад

    Zeus didn't really commanded Prometheus to create humanity, Prometheus really created humanity by himself

  • Maria Teresa Nerves
    Maria Teresa Nerves 9 дней назад

    so inspirational

  • Arianna B.
    Arianna B. 10 дней назад +1

    The gods are selfish. They kill kind people...

  • Tywreckogaming
    Tywreckogaming 10 дней назад

    Thank God, Kratos killed the Olympians

  • Lany Party
    Lany Party 11 дней назад +1

    Super Video 👌👌

  • signore Francis
    signore Francis 11 дней назад

    but kratos released his torment, by murder promotheus ,..

  • Dragonhunter45
    Dragonhunter45 13 дней назад

    The Human God

  • missmeonbs
    missmeonbs 14 дней назад

    Prometheus represents Satan...

  • Phương Nguyễn
    Phương Nguyễn 15 дней назад

    Yeah I cannot believe it

  • quala snowden
    quala snowden 17 дней назад

    Wait hang on so if the storys, myths and legends of greek history are true as of this story the gods could actually make us humans divine and immortal just like them? Something to really think about.

  • Gary H.
    Gary H. 17 дней назад

    absolute mad lad

  • Depopa
    Depopa 17 дней назад

    oh so thats why gods have abandoned us

  • The Gaming Girl
    The Gaming Girl 18 дней назад

    If you read Percy Jackson (which I would highly recommend), in the Last Olympian of the book revealed that Prometheus only helped the humans to annoy the gods. When Hercules freed him he sided with titans and against the gods and demigods. When Thalia,daughter of Zeus pinpointed him, he replied saying that 'I won't deny that I want revenge'. Though the book is entirely fictional, it IS based solely off of Greek myths and legends. What if it was true?

    • The Gaming Girl
      The Gaming Girl 18 дней назад

      JK don't take this comment seriously. It's just a theory

  • Charlton Qiu
    Charlton Qiu 19 дней назад

    The Prometheus is a Nerf gun.

  • Eric
    Eric 20 дней назад

    Why zeus do not erase fire again.

  • Josephine Morrison
    Josephine Morrison 20 дней назад

    Promethius: the ultimate dad

  • sumer alabbasi
    sumer alabbasi 20 дней назад

    It was an eagle not a vulture. The vulture was the punishment for a greek king.

  • Brianna Santos
    Brianna Santos 21 день назад

    Zeus= Fake god ego face

  • Salman Tahir
    Salman Tahir 21 день назад

    Give the animator a raise.

  • Turk Turkic
    Turk Turkic 22 дня назад

    This story means Greek did have an deep understanding of evolution of the human kind under influence of fire.

  • Naomi Albert
    Naomi Albert 22 дня назад

    It's kind of similar like the story of Jesus Christ basically if you think about....😊

  • TheNoobrofessor
    TheNoobrofessor 22 дня назад

    Promethuse gave the gift of knowledge to man as a punishment he was hanged and picked on by birds

  • Ghost Wolf
    Ghost Wolf 23 дня назад

    Isn't his story same with creation. Prometheus' equivalent is Lucifer. Lucifer the angel bearer of light gave the mankind the freedom of choice so that we can have the control to our destiny. So, angel lucifer is a hero then..

    • I traced your IQ Address
      I traced your IQ Address 23 дня назад

      Where's the source for this? Lucifer deceived humans after God had told them not to eat from the forbidden tree (implying that humans had free will from the start).

  • Sonny Skye
    Sonny Skye 24 дня назад

    Zues was not the creator. God would never harm any one. God is love.

  • Rose Easton
    Rose Easton 25 дней назад

    prometheus is the true bro

  • Gustavo Fring
    Gustavo Fring 25 дней назад

    *Bromezeus.*

  • Derpy PotatoFox
    Derpy PotatoFox 25 дней назад +2

    Prometheus is my hero, he gave up everything and then some, he was in constant pain, but he never regretted giving humans a chance to live.

  • David Jj
    David Jj 25 дней назад

    How come he didn't use his foresight

  • Raymond XL
    Raymond XL 25 дней назад

    We can all agree Zeus was a d*ck

  • Azri Shah
    Azri Shah 26 дней назад

    kratos killed him

  • Chirag Sharma
    Chirag Sharma 26 дней назад

    Damn if it wasn’t for Prometheus nothing would be the way it is today
    Much respect to you my bro

  • Dark shade_46
    Dark shade_46 26 дней назад

    Lol

  • M Malik
    M Malik 26 дней назад

    How in the world so many geniuses think God's in this way. Promethius stole a flame from Olympus and Zeus didn't know for centuries. Lol. Is this your definition of God??????

  • Rahul Siyanwal
    Rahul Siyanwal 26 дней назад

    I don't understand, how bull sacrifice in that way would have given any advantage to humans?

  • Glabrex
    Glabrex 27 дней назад

    Hercules released Prometheus in the end

  • Bran Gzz
    Bran Gzz 27 дней назад

    It’s funny how people don’t believe in our one true god but every single religion proves that

  • Christian Jensen
    Christian Jensen 28 дней назад

    NO mention of Pandora? Too UN PC for you TED? Simpletons.

  • Terribly Charismatic Duck
    Terribly Charismatic Duck 28 дней назад

    Fun fact: in actual Greek mythology, the god of power and strength, Kratos, chained him to the rock, with a sibling I can’t remember the name of.

  • Catqueen 2107
    Catqueen 2107 28 дней назад

    Just for Prometheus selflessness, the gods punished him in cruel and heartless way.

  • Cabalex
    Cabalex 29 дней назад

    "oh, like those Promethean boards you see in classrooms"

  • kenzoic
    kenzoic Месяц назад

    Pro - me - the - us....

  • Azaleya L.
    Azaleya L. Месяц назад

    The art on these videos were just incredibly beautiful and well formed it makes your imagination created and understands more

  • Θάνια
    Θάνια Месяц назад +4

    I'm Greek, this story has come to us from Plato and it differs a bit from the one in the video. Students learn it in the senior year of high school.

  • Cindy
    Cindy Месяц назад

    Could you talk about the Naga that was mentioned in the Chinese zodiac sign video?

  • Gladys M.
    Gladys M. Месяц назад

    Aw

  • Kevin Moy
    Kevin Moy Месяц назад

    What about the Titan Thanos

  • SSnow Wolf
    SSnow Wolf Месяц назад

    Greek Gods are jerks

  • Lalrinfela Khalthang
    Lalrinfela Khalthang Месяц назад

    The myth of sisyphus please

  • teresa gaskin
    teresa gaskin Месяц назад

    I feel like extra credits/Extra Mythology told it better
    P.S Get to watching it it's good!

  • Der Deutsche mit dem Pinguin
    Der Deutsche mit dem Pinguin Месяц назад

    And thats why myths are better than fairytales

  • OLUWATIMILEHIN AWUNOR
    OLUWATIMILEHIN AWUNOR Месяц назад

    "...Greek gods punish mortals stupidly..."

  • Edison Foo Yu Shen
    Edison Foo Yu Shen Месяц назад

    I learnt this in a chapter in my Chinese textbook

  • olga gazsó-fodor
    olga gazsó-fodor Месяц назад

    YOU DO WHAT I SAY!!!!!




    Can you like my comment? PLZ!!! :^

  • GalaniteBro
    GalaniteBro Месяц назад

    Gods are mean...
    This is why Kratos killed them.

  • Fangirl 968
    Fangirl 968 Месяц назад

    The animation is amazing

  • Lemon Nattii
    Lemon Nattii Месяц назад

    So god made one deadly sin which he did it was pride

  • Sinivas Pavan
    Sinivas Pavan Месяц назад

    My old man in school used to say opposites attract each other
    But the author felt the beauty in Prometheus story and wife called Prometheus a great meddler
    Old man was right after all

  • Awkward Panda
    Awkward Panda Месяц назад

    What happened to his brother?

  • Roy G Biv
    Roy G Biv Месяц назад

    You didn’t add anything about the Golden Ram

  • Shibo Cat
    Shibo Cat Месяц назад

    Prometheus can also be seen as the Lucifer,the light bringer !

  • Rosemary T
    Rosemary T Месяц назад

    Read the Bible god the one and only god made animals and love and people

  • Koh's Crush
    Koh's Crush Месяц назад

    Zeus might be doing the right thing humans are parasite to Earth anyway.

  • EpicNathan 12345
    EpicNathan 12345 Месяц назад

    What about Zeus and pandora

  • ELYSIA Dhanasar
    ELYSIA Dhanasar Месяц назад

    Greek mythology is the best!!

  • Roman Of 2000
    Roman Of 2000 Месяц назад

    Glory to the Ancient Greeks ✊🏼

  • ItsBea _
    ItsBea _ Месяц назад

    Wow thanks Prometheus lol

  • harel the emarlad empire
    harel the emarlad empire Месяц назад

    and atlas

  • same buzi97
    same buzi97 Месяц назад

    Soooo Prometheus is our real god not Jesus..???!Whaaaat

  • Kanishma Ray
    Kanishma Ray Месяц назад +9

    Prometheus: The God We Deserved

  • Patrick Andrei Catbagan
    Patrick Andrei Catbagan Месяц назад

    So....without Prometheus, we'll not survive and be what we are today....

  • Irena Felicia
    Irena Felicia Месяц назад

    wait i thougt that zeus and promethius is just a nerf gun but know that its not just a nerf gun

  • Angel Morales
    Angel Morales Месяц назад

    It was a eagle not a vulture

  • Akshi Kumar
    Akshi Kumar Месяц назад

    That's bare deep from Zeus.

  • Monika
    Monika Месяц назад

    He has my last name

  • Derpy PotatoFox
    Derpy PotatoFox Месяц назад +2

    Wow, he was a true hero. He gave everything. He never regretted his acts as they helped so many lives, even in his eternal anguish.

  • Ana
    Ana Месяц назад

    Prometheus is the real g

  • Zaid Saleem
    Zaid Saleem Месяц назад

    Make more.

  • A.i Gaming
    A.i Gaming Месяц назад

    Thank

  • Jenna Awesomeness
    Jenna Awesomeness Месяц назад

    Love your videos!!

  • 彡Depression
    彡Depression Месяц назад

    It's just a prank bro

  • zilla 360
    zilla 360 Месяц назад

    Now I understand Kratos

  • Scott89878
    Scott89878 Месяц назад

    What about the version of the story where Hercules later releases Prometheus from his prison?

  • kristal
    kristal Месяц назад

    Its like the game god of war

  • S M
    S M Месяц назад

    Like jesus story

  • S M
    S M Месяц назад

    The first mafia

  • Leo Orduna
    Leo Orduna Месяц назад

    so Prometheus was the Greek myth version of Jesus Christ.

  • John connor
    John connor Месяц назад

    This reminds me of "War In Heaven" in the Bible when Satan was cast to the earth all the way to hades.

  • Mila Burhanzai
    Mila Burhanzai Месяц назад

    ❤️

  • Ellie Drake
    Ellie Drake Месяц назад

    *REBLE!!!!

  • Lion2008 Omba
    Lion2008 Omba Месяц назад

    Imagine if that brain dude who gave fire and everything in dis video was real

  • Sam White
    Sam White Месяц назад

    Do people still believe in this?