Sisyphus

sisyphus

A king of Corinth, son of aeolus, famed for his cunning. He was killed by Theseus, and in the lower world was condemned by pluto to roll to the top of a hill a huge stone, which constantly rolled back again, making his task incessant.

Origin: L. Sisyphus, Sisyphus, fr. Gr.

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