Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha are the only two survivors after the gods flood the Earth to rid it of corruption. Deucalion and his wife pray to the goddess of prophecy, and she tells them to throw rocks over their shoulders. When they do so, the thrown stones take the form of a new human race.
Deucalion Character Timeline in Metamorphoses
The timeline below shows where the character Deucalion appears in Metamorphoses. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 1: Deucalion and Pyrrha