Homer represents him as dwelling in the Elysian fields (Odyssey, iv.
The summer, in some climates, makes possible to man a sort of Elysian life.
Medea was honoured as a goddess at Corinth, and was said to have become the wife of Achilles in the Elysian fields.
After death, he and his wife were changed into snakes, which watched the tomb while their souls were translated to 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.