It is a kind of hell, but not the spiraling inferno the Stalker Virgil led Dante through, but a sodden, sloppy Tartarus.
They cross the sea to the Cimmerian land; and Ulysses summons the shades from Tartarus.
But each is a god, though the one sits ever on Olympus, while the other is as one from Tartarus.
For I will seize thee and cast thee into murky Tartarus, into the darkness of doom where none is of avail.
After raising me to the verge of Paradise, do not thrust me to the depths of Tartarus.
Tartarus was a vast and gloomy expanse, as far below Hades as the earth is distant from the skies.
Hyginus makes him the son of Tartarus and Gaea, and one of the giants.
She became used to the place, and found pleasures even in Tartarus.
Tartarus was the region of punishment in the nether world of the ancients.
One more labour remained—namely, to bring up the three-headed watch-dog, Cerberus, from the doors of Tartarus.
the abyss below Hades in Greek mythology, from Greek Tartaros, of uncertain origin; "prob. a word of imitative origin, suggestive of something frightful" [Klein].