Kelly Macquire
published on 14 May 2019

Learn all about the myth and legend of Prometheus! Kelly Macquire tells the story of the creation of humankind by Prometheus, and his subsequent punishment by Zeus in Greek Mythology.

If you like our videos, please support us by becoming a member or donating to our non-profit company:


Ancient History Encyclopedia

Remove Ads

About the Author

Kelly Macquire
Kelly is a graduate from Monash University who has completed her BA (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology, focussing on iconography and status in Pylos burials. She has a passion for mythology and the Aegean Bronze Age.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Macquire, K. (2019, May 14). Prometheus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Macquire, Kelly. "Prometheus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019.

MLA Style

Macquire, Kelly. "Prometheus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 19 Apr 2024.