Atlas, a Titan who possessed immense stamina, died and he transferred his stamina as a power to the wizard Shazam. This power was granted centuries later to Teth-Adam and Billy Batson by the wizard Shazam.
- "The word 'philanthropist' comes from the Greek, meaning 'a lover of humanity'. It was coined about twenty-five hundred years ago. Prometheus went with us, and ruined Zeus' plan to destroy Mankind and for that, he was given the thunderbolt. Choo!"
- ―Lex Luthor[src]
According to Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus, watching mankind suffering, decided to gift them with the knowledge of fire. For this act he was punished by Zeus to a tremendous torture: he was chained to a rock and every night an eagle would had come to eat his liver.