Ep. 38 - Prometheus

WARNING 

Episode presents risks of burning and daily liver displacement due to eagle attacks. Practice caution when listening.

Well now that we've warned you... Today's episode is all about the Titan god of fire, Prometheus. His tale of rebellion against Zeus in giving fire to humanity and his daily loss of liver to Zeus' eagle has ignited the creative flame of the arts in countless instances, so what better topic for this podcast? Join us as we fascinate ourselves over a vast and varied set of art and music that depict this Titan - Prometheus! 

 

Art: 

Bell Krater (360-350 BCE) 

https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/bell-krater/ugFPOPaw-EvXCg 

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640): Prometheus Bound (1611) 

https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/prometheus-bound/sAGbhKGi1-phAg 

Paul Manship (1885-1966): Prometheus (1934) 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prometheus_(Manship)#/media/File:Statue_at_Rockefeller_Centre.jpg 

 

Music: 

Franz Liszt (1811-86): Symphonic Poem No. 5, "Prometheus" (1850, rev. 1855) 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (1801) 

 

Listen on Spotify to the specific music discussed in the episode! 

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/70TvHj6j3b7QacYYcwcOED?si=zGNK9AMiQ4-tIjhpmpcffg 

 

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