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Mark Cartwright
by Bibi Saint-Pol
published on 14 December 2016
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A detail from a black-figure amphora depicting the punishment of Sisyphus in Hades as Persephone looks on. 530 BCE. (Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich)

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Saint-Pol, B. (2016, December 14). Sisyphus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Saint-Pol, Bibi. "Sisyphus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 14, 2016.

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Saint-Pol, Bibi. "Sisyphus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Dec 2016. Web. 30 Nov 2021.