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The '''Elysian Fields''', also called '''Elysium''', was an [[Greece|Ancient Greek]] conception of the [[afterlife]].<ref name="wikipedia">"[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elysium Elysian Fields]" on Wikipedia</ref> It was an idyllic place where [[mortality|mortals]] descended from gods, heroes, and the righteous were believed to dwell in eternal contentment, instead of going to the traditional underworld realm of the god [[wikipedia:Hades|Hades]].<ref name="wikipedia" />
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The '''Elysian Fields''', also called '''Elysium''', was an [[Greece|Ancient Greek]] conception of the [[afterlife]].<ref name="wikipedia">"[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elysium Elysian Fields]" on Wikipedia</ref> It was an idyllic place where [[mortality|mortals]] descended from deities, heroes, and the righteous were believed to dwell in eternal contentment, instead of going to the traditional underworld realm of the god [[wikipedia:Hades|Hades]].<ref name="wikipedia" />
   
 
[[Rosemary Ames]], a famed [[Great Britain|British]] horticulturalist, was quoted as describing her personal [[garden]] as "[her own] Elysian Fields" on the cover of an issue of ''[[Hadrian's Wall]]''.<ref>''[[Harry Potter Limited Edition]]'' - ''A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department'' {{see image|File:Hadrian's Wall.png}}</ref>
 
[[Rosemary Ames]], a famed [[Great Britain|British]] horticulturalist, was quoted as describing her personal [[garden]] as "[her own] Elysian Fields" on the cover of an issue of ''[[Hadrian's Wall]]''.<ref>''[[Harry Potter Limited Edition]]'' - ''A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department'' {{see image|File:Hadrian's Wall.png}}</ref>

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The Elysian Fields, also called Elysium, was an Ancient Greek conception of the afterlife.[1] It was an idyllic place where mortals descended from deities, heroes, and the righteous were believed to dwell in eternal contentment, instead of going to the traditional underworld realm of the god Hades.[1]

Rosemary Ames, a famed British horticulturalist, was quoted as describing her personal garden as "[her own] Elysian Fields" on the cover of an issue of Hadrian's Wall.[2]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Elysian Fields" on Wikipedia
  2. Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department (see this image)
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