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1

How were humans created?

Prometheus moulded them out of clay and Athena breathed life into them

2

Prometheus is a _______ and his name means __________

Titan
Forethought

3

Zeus deprives the humans of ____ as punishment for _________ tricking the Gods at the first human sacrifices

Fire
Prometheus

4

Why and how does Zeus punish Prometheus?

Prometheus stole back the fire
He was tied to a pillar and an eagle came and ate his liver everyday, it would grow back agonisingly

5

Who rescues Prometheus and how?

Heracles, by killing the eagle with his bow

6

Why was Pandora created?

Zeus wanted to make a bewitching and destructive creature to punish the humans for the theft of fire.
She rose from the ground.

7

Despite warnings from Prometheus, __________ (who's name means afterthought) accepted _______.

Epimethius
Pandora

8

How was Pandora created?

She rose from the ground,
Hermes gives her her name
Athena gives her wisdom

9

What does Pandora do?

She opens a jar containing all the bad things in the world and hope

10

What was the Golden Race?

- Lived under Cronos' rule
- Happy and idle lives
- Became happy spirits when they died

11

What was the Silver Race?

- Physically, Morally and Intellectually worse than the Golden age
- Started fighting and ignored the gods
- Zeus destroyed them

12

What was the Bronze Race?

- Even more violent than the Silver Race
- Destroyed themselves

13

What was the Heroes Race?

- Imporvement on the previous races
- Characters in myth

14

What was the Iron Race?

- Us
- As bad as it gets