The Elysian Fields: Definition & Mythology


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The place where the spirits of Greek heroes and virtuous people would go after they died was called:

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1. The soul of an average Greek person went to:

2. The soul of which Greek hero was said to have been sent to the Elysian Fields?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Elysian Fields played an important role in the lives of the Ancient Greeks, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Place where Greek heroes went after death
  • Afterlife of the average Greek
  • Notable figures in the Elysian Fields
  • Ancient Greek version of a 'true hell'
  • First reference to the Elysian Fields

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mythology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the souls of average Ancient Greeks
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Elysian Fields

Additional Learning

To learn more about mythology, review the accompanying lesson titled The Elysian Fields: Definition & Mythology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the Elysian Fields
  • Understand Greek myths of the afterlife
  • Identify important works associated with the Elysian Fields