Greek Mythology: «Deucalion and Pyrrha, surviving the Flood».-

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►Greek Mythology:  «Deucalion and Pyrrha, surviving the Flood»:


"Deucalion and Pyrrha" by  Giovanni Maria Bottalla (1635).- «Deucalion and Pyrrha» by
Giovanni Maria Bottalla (1635).-



Deucalion’s parents were Prometheus, the rebel Titan, and Clymene the Oceanid.

Pyrrha’s parents were Epimetheus (Prometheus’ brother) and Pandora.

Deucalion and Pyrrha had been chosen as the gods’ favorite humans, as they were considered the purest ones.

The story of Deucalion and Pyrrha began during the Bronze Age, when humans were violent and loved to kill.

Because of that reason, Zeus planned to destroy them all. Seeing that Deucalion and Phyrra were teh ebst ones, he decide to spare them, so he sent Prometheus to warn them.

Warned by his father, Prometheus, Deucalion built an ark to survive the coming Bronze Age ending flood that Zeus was sending.

Like the version from the Old Testament, in the Greek version, the flood is a mean to punish mankind.

Deucalion and his cousin-wife, Pyrrha survived…

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