Greek Sinners in the Modern World

Sarcophagus depicting (l. to r.): Tantalus, Ixion, and Sisyphus. Vatican Museum

These webpages illustrate ways that the great sinners of Greek mythology have had an afterlife in the modern world. Like Sisyphus' task, they are a work in progress and the author welcomes suggestions and additions for these lists.

Sisyphus / Tantalus / Ixion


This material has been published on the web by Prof. Tom Sienkewicz for his students at Monmouth College. If you have any questions, you can contact him at

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