Σίσυφος: the name seems to be formed by reduplication (cf. “δί-δωμι”) from the stem of “σοφός” (cf. “κέρδιστος”). Glaucus does not show any familiarity with the story which set Sisyphus to work, rolling a huge stone up hill, in Hades (Od. 11.593 ff.); and Pindar enumerates among the glories of Corinth “Σίσυφον μὲν πυκνότατον παλάμαις” (devices) “ὡς θεόν” Pind. Ol. xiii. 50. — Later stories made Sisyphus an ancestor of Odysseus.
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