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""Pandora`s Box"" by Marcel Dooijewaard

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In classical Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman on Earth. Zeus ordered Hephaestus, the God of craftsmanship, to create her, so he did—using water and Earth. The gods endowed her with many gifts: Athena clothed her, Aphrodite gave her beauty, and Hermes speech.

When Prometheus stole fire from heaven, Zeus took vengeance by presenting Pandora to Epimetheus, Prometheus' brother. With her, Pandora was given a beautiful container which she was not to open under any circumstance. Impelled by her curiosity given to her by the gods, Pandora opened it, and all evil contained therein escaped and spread over the earth. She hastened to close the container, but the whole contents had escaped, except for one thing that lay at the bottom, which was the angel of Hope named Astrea. Pandora was deeply saddened by what she had done, and was afraid that she would have to face Zeus' wrath, since she had failed her duty; however, Zeus did not punish Pandora, because he knew this would happen.




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'"Pandora`s Box"':
 • Created by: :-) Marcel Dooijewaard
 • Copyright: ©Marcel Dooijewaard. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Box, Pandora
 • Categories: Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc., African Traditions, Mythology, Afterlife
 • Techniques: 3D-program, Photoshop
 • Submitted: 2012-06-19 10:20:40
 • Views: 579
 • Resolution: 1000x800

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