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Sisyphus with his stone and the hill. English Engraving, 1792.

Sisyphus Greek: Σίσυφος, Sísyphos) was a legendary person in Greek mythology.

According to the ancient story, Sisyphus was forced to roll a big rock up a hill, but it rolled back down and the task was never finished. He was forced to repeat this over and over again forever.

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