The Etymology of “Lucifer” and the Parallels Between Christianity’s Lucifer and Ancient Greece’s Prometheus

Lucifer comes from the Latin term, "lucem" and "ferri", which mean "light-bearer". It bears resemblance to Prometheus the Ancient Greek God who gave the gift of fire to human kind and was punished by having his liver eaten by an eagle by day and then growing back again at night for eternity. For this reason, some experts believe Lucifer is based upon the myth of Prometheus...

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