Ancient Greeks believed that fire was a gift of one of the Titans,
Promotheus, to the humans. According to Greek myths, Prometheus
was punished by the gods for releasing the secret of fire to men.
myth, along with many other stories and customs, shows how much
importance ancient people attached to their control of fire.
discovery of fire was essential to the spread of civilization. Through
the use of fire, people were able to move into colder climates that
were previously too inhospitable for them. This sped up the movement
of early humans across the world.
the fire god.