Persephone supervisin Sisyphus in the Unnerwarld, Attica black-figur amphora (vase), c. 530 BC, Staatliche Antikensammlungen museum (Inv. 1494)

In Greek meethology Sisyphus (/ˈsɪsɪfəs/;[1] Greek: Σίσυφος, Sísyphos) wis a keeng o Ephyra (nou kent as Corinth) punished for chronic deceitfuness bi bein compelled tae roll an immense boulder up a hill, anly tae watch it row back doun, an tae repeat this action forever.

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  1. "sisyphean". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005. (Subscription or UK public leebrar membership required.)