Pandora's box Picture

Pandora's Box.
In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman. Zeus ordered Hephaestus to create her as part of the punishment of mankind for Prometheus theft of the secret of FIRE, and all the gods joined in offering her seductive gifts. According to the myth, Pandora opened a box "pithos" releasing all the evils of mankind— greed, vanity, slander, envy, pining— leaving only hope inside once she had closed it again.
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