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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Gioacchino Assereto
published on 11 January 2017
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A 17th century CE oil painting by Gioacchino Assereto depicting Tantalus, he who was punished by Zeus and had to stand under a fruit tree that remained forever just out of reach. (Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand)

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APA Style

Assereto, G. (2017, January 11). Tantalus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6246/tantalus/

Chicago Style

Assereto, Gioacchino. "Tantalus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6246/tantalus/.

MLA Style

Assereto, Gioacchino. "Tantalus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2017. Web. 23 Jul 2021.