Renaissance TarotA suffering figure is suspended by one leg below a small figure of the Titan Prometheus. As punishment for taking fire from Olympus and giving it to humanity, Prometheus was chained to a rock and a vulture was sent by Zeus, who is represented by the eagle, to devour his entrails. Like Prometheus, The Hanged Man may be suffering for some humane, brave or noble act.
The Hanged Man
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