Elysian Fields

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Elysian Fields or Elysian or Elysium.
In Vergil's conception of the Underworld there is a place in the realm of Hades reserved for mortals who, through their surpassing deeds and virtuous life, have won a blessed afterlife. It is named the Elysian Fields or Elysium, and the the souls who inhabit this paradise live a purer, more carefree and pleasant existence. The adjective Elysian has come to mean blissful.

 
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