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- proper n. Elysium; home of the blessed, after death.
- proper n. A place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.
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- n. (Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death
Just keep them moving, and promise them a wander in the Elysian Fields when they reach Leuke Kome—warm sun, lots to eat, and every whore I can round up in Syria.
Elysian Fields Romans had no real belief in the intact survival of an individual after death, though they did believe in an underworld populated by shades, characterless and mindless effigies of the dead.
The Elysian Fields contained the most virtuous shades, who could enjoy a brief return to life after they drank human blood.