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Index: Los teólogos, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 551.

Sisyphus, founder and king of Corinth, condemned to perpetual toil in Tartarus

Fishburn and Hughes: In Greek mythology the son of Aeolus, punished for telling Asopus where Zeus had hidden his daughter Aegina. In Hades he was condemned to an endlessly repetitive task: rolling a stone uphill. 'Struggling with hands and feet alike, he would try to push it upward...but when it was on the point of going over the top... the pitiless stone rolled back down to the level' (Odyssey 11.593 ff). The Theologians