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subject book bibliographic info
sisyphus Bernabe et al. (2013), Redefining Dionysos, 224, 225
Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 164
Bowie (2023), Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture, Volume 2: Comedy, Herodotus, Hellenistic and Imperial Greek Poetry, the Novels. 387
Duffalo (2006), The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate. 94
Edelmann-Singer et al. (2020), Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions, 136, 137
Edmonds (2004), Myths of the Underworld Journey: Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets, 196, 208
Gagne (2021), Cosmography and the Idea of Hyperborea in Ancient Greece, 379
Gazis and Hooper (2021), Aspects of Death and the Afterlife in Greek Literature, 36, 56, 57, 58, 71
Joosse (2021), Olympiodorus of Alexandria: Exegete, Teacher, Platonic Philosopher, 176
Kaster(2005), Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome, 79
Long (2019), Immortality in Ancient Philosophy, 96, 106, 107, 122
Mackey (2022), Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion, 220
Mikalson (2010), Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy, 232, 233
Taylor (2012), The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea, 83
sisyphus, aeschylus, and Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596
sisyphus, and odysseus Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 313, 314
sisyphus, critias Jouanna (2012), Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen, 102
sisyphus, euripides, dramas by Csapo et al. (2022), Theatre and Autocracy in the Ancient World, 215
sisyphus, fragment Hayes (2015), What's Divine about Divine Law?: Early Perspectives, 73, 74, 254
sisyphus, of cos Bär et al (2022), Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome. 365
sisyphus, sisuphos, sophocles Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596
sisyphus, underworld, and Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596

List of validated texts:
6 validated results for "sisyphus"
1. Homer, Iliad, 6.153, 8.369 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Aeschylus, and Sisyphus • Euripides, possible authorship of Sisyphus • Sisuphos, Sisyphus (Sophocles) • Sisyphus • Sisyphus, the • Sisyphus, the, authorship of • Sisyphus, the, doxography on • Underworld, and Sisyphus • crime detection, and curses, as theme in the Sisyphus • fiction, and paideia, problematised in Sisyphus

 Found in books: Edmonds (2004), Myths of the Underworld Journey: Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets, 208; Hesk (2000), Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens, 182; Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596; Waldner et al. (2016), Burial Rituals, Ideas of Afterlife, and the Individual in the Hellenistic World and the Roman Empire, 25

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6.153 ἔνθα δὲ Σίσυφος ἔσκεν, ὃ κέρδιστος γένετʼ ἀνδρῶν,
8.369
οὐκ ἂν ὑπεξέφυγε Στυγὸς ὕδατος αἰπὰ ῥέεθρα.'' None
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6.153 Howbeit, if thou wilt, hear this also, that thou mayest know well my lineage; and many there be that know it. There is a city Ephyre in the heart of Argos, pasture-land of horses, and there dwelt Sisyphus that was craftiest of men, Sisyphus, son of Aeolus; and he begat a son Glaucus;
8.369
end me forth to succour him. Had I but known all this in wisdom of my heart when Eurystheus sent him forth to the house of Hades the Warder, to bring from out of Erebus the hound of loathed Hades, then had he not escaped the sheer-falling waters of Styx. '' None
2. None, None, nan (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Aeschylus, and Sisyphus • Euripides, possible authorship of Sisyphus • Sisuphos, Sisyphus (Sophocles) • Sisyphos, punishment of • Sisyphus • Sisyphus, the • Sisyphus, the, authorship of • Sisyphus, the, doxography on • Underworld, and Sisyphus • crime detection, and curses, as theme in the Sisyphus • fiction, and paideia, problematised in Sisyphus

 Found in books: Edmonds (2004), Myths of the Underworld Journey: Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets, 208; Gazis and Hooper (2021), Aspects of Death and the Afterlife in Greek Literature, 36; Hesk (2000), Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens, 182; Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596; Wolfsdorf (2020), Early Greek Ethics, 554

3. None, None, nan (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Aeschylus, and Sisyphus • Euripides, possible authorship of Sisyphus • Sisuphos, Sisyphus (Sophocles) • Sisyphus • Sisyphus, • Sisyphus, the • Sisyphus, the, authorship of • Sisyphus, the, doxography on • Underworld, and Sisyphus • crime detection, and curses, as theme in the Sisyphus • fiction, and paideia, problematised in Sisyphus

 Found in books: Bowie (2021), Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture, 225, 436, 474; Hesk (2000), Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens, 182; Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 596

4. None, None, nan (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Euripides, possible authorship of Sisyphus • Sisyphus • Sisyphus, the • Sisyphus, the, authorship of • Sisyphus, the, doxography on

 Found in books: Hesk (2000), Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens, 181; Mikalson (2010), Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy, 233

5. None, None, nan (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Sisyphos, punishment of • Sisyphus

 Found in books: Edmonds (2004), Myths of the Underworld Journey: Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets, 196; Wolfsdorf (2020), Early Greek Ethics, 554

6. None, None, nan (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)
 Tagged with subjects: • Sisyphos • Sisyphus

 Found in books: Gale (2000), Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition, 149; Leão and Lanzillotta (2019), A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic, 217; Long (2019), Immortality in Ancient Philosophy, 107




Please note: the results are produced through a computerized process which may frequently lead to errors, both in incorrect tagging and in other issues. Please use with caution.
Due to load times, full text fetching is currently attempted for validated results only.
Full texts for Hebrew Bible and rabbinic texts is kindly supplied by Sefaria; for Greek and Latin texts, by Perseus Scaife, for the Quran, by Tanzil.net

For a list of book indices included, see here.