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Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men

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Aischylos, Prometheus Desmotes (Prometheus Vinctus, Prometheus Bound) 1026-30

Look for no term of this your agony until some god shall appear to take upon himself your woes and of his own free will descend into the sunless realm of Death and the dark deeps of Tartarus.  Greek Text

Epicharmos, Pyrrha and Prometheus or Deukalion or Leukarion (pp. 112-13 Kaibel) – Fragments of Epicharmos cited according to G. Kaibel, Comicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 1. Berlin 1899.

Greek Text

Sophokles, Kolchides pp. 316-17 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, ed. S.L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

Oxford, Ashmolean Museum V525 (G275): Attic red-figure volute krater with Zeus, Hermes, Epimetheus, Pandora and Eros

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum. Fascicule I (1927), pl. 21

Percy Gardner, “A New Pandora Vase,” The Journal of Hellenic Studies 21 (1901), pl. 1

Beazley Archive Pottery Database

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Artistic sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, December 2019.

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2022

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