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which circle of hell was Eternal Manual Labor?

 
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I'm wanting to use a reference from Dante's divine comedy, but I can't remember which circle of hell Sisyphus got to hang out in.

The circle with repetitive, useless, manual labour.  

Which one was that?
 
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Fourth circle was about endlessly rolling weights, does that sound right?
 
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I don't know which circle of hell it is, but I do know Sisyphus' punishment was to roll a boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down to the bottom after reaching the top, and he had to repeat this task for eternity.
 
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James Freyr wrote:I don't know which circle of hell it is, but I do know Sisyphus' punishment was to roll a boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down to the bottom after reaching the top, and he had to repeat this task for eternity.



But what a wimpy sentencing......compared to Prometheus who was chained to a rock, had his liver eaten by an eagle each day, only to have it re-grow overnight so it could be eaten again the next day....lather, rinse, repeat..  I think it was a morality tale foretelling future employment in a telemarketing pool..... ;-)
 
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