There are 22 parks, with about 3800 acres within or on the borders of the city limits; among the parks are Griffith (3015 acres), Elysian (532 acres), Eastlake (57 acres), Westlake (35 acres) and Echo (38 acres).
Later stories say that Thetis snatched his body from the pyre and conveyed it to the island of Leuke, at the mouth of the Danube, where he ruled with Iphigeneia as his wife; or that he was carried to the Elysian fields, where his wife was Medea or Helen.
No reference is made to them by Homer, who speaks instead of the Elysian Plain (Od.
After death, he and his wife were changed into snakes, which watched the tomb while their souls were translated to the Elysian fields.
ELYSIUM, in Greek mythology, the Elysian fields, the abode of the righteous after their removal from earth.
Medea was honoured as a goddess at Corinth, and was said to have become the wife of Achilles in the Elysian fields.
Under the influence of the derivation from 130p as, the home of the Hyperboreans was placed in a region beyond the north wind, a paradise like the Elysian plains, inaccessible by land or sea, whither Apollo could remove those mortals who had lived a life of piety.
The summer, in some climates, makes possible to man a sort of Elysian life.
Homer represents him as dwelling in the Elysian fields (Odyssey, iv.