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Did the ancient Greeks establish a time when Prometheus gave fire to humans?

According to Wikipedia, the myth of Prometheus was first recorded around 800 B.C.: The first recorded account of the Prometheus myth appeared in the late 8th-century BC Greek epic poet Hesiod's ...
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Did Hermes ever somehow helped Prometheus, or not? Is he God of thieves, or what?

Mine question: Did Hermes ever somehow helped Prometheus, or not? Is he God of thieves, or what? Did Hermes helped Prometheus: During his feat Or while Prometheus served a life sentence.
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How did Prometheus deceive Zeus?

In Hesiod's Works and Days, we learn that Zeus hid fire from humankind in anger because Prometheus had deceived him: For the gods keep hidden from men the means of life. Else you would easily do work ...
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Why didn’t Zeus withhold fire from humans the second time?

It looks like Zeus punished Prometheus for stealing fire for humans, but that he then did nothing to take that fire away. While Prometheus was hanging on the rock, humans still possessed fire. Was ...
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What happened to Prometheus after Hercules freed him?

I couldn't find much (any) info about this question. According to wikipedia: Prometheus, in eternal punishment, is chained to a rock in the Caucasus, Kazbek Mountain or Mountain of Khvamli, where ...
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