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Jessica Harris Classics 40 Collins Dunn Afterlife Discussion Questions Quiz #3 In Ancient Greek Mythology there are three major views about the afterlife, that of Homer, Pindar, and Plato. In Homer’s version of the afterlife everyone ends up in the same place, there is no heaven for the moral people and no hell for the sinners. Everyone turns into “shades”, or wisps of people kind of similar to ghosts. These “shades” can only have no physical bodies and can only speak if the drink the blood of an animal sacrifice. These “shades” do however resemble the humans they once were and retain the same personality traits and memories as the person had when they were living. In Homer’s view of the afterlife it is better to be poor and alive than great and dead, and wronging gods such as the titans are the only ones who go to Tartarus. Pindar’s version of the afterlife is different from Homer in the sense that he believes in
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