Results for: Tiresias

In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Who is Tiresias?

tiresias was a blind prophet in the land of thebes. he was a women for seven years because he struck a couple havins sex in the woods and they turned him into a women for what (MORE)
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Who is Tiresias in The Odyssey?

Tiresias, the dead blind Theban prophet is the man whom Odysseus sets out to see in Hades. He tells Odysseus why Poseidon is angry at him, and what Odysseus must do to get h (MORE)
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

What does Tiresias foretell?

A great number of things. He's involved in a full seven generations of Theban stories, so it's difficult to know which prophecy to which you are referring.
In History, Politics & Society

Did tiresias have a wife?

No, Tiresias did not have a wife. He was a blind prophet of Thebesin Greek mythology. He is known for being transformed into a womanfor 7 years.
In Proper Addressing

What is from Mrs Tiresias about?

from Mrs. Tiresias is a re-imagining of the Greek Tiresias myth by Carol Ann Duffy. Labelled as a feminist poem, it comes from a collection of books known as The World's Wi (MORE)
In The Odyssey

How does Odysseus summon the spirit of tiresias?

Odysseus goes to the underworld and sacrifices a black lamb. The blood of the sacrifice draws spirits to Odysseus, including Tiresias. Odysseus guards the blood with his sword (MORE)
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

What is blind Tiresias' prophecy?

Tiresias had many prophecies, including the prophecy that Oedipus would kill his father and marry his mother.
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Did Tiresias have a female companion?

Teiresias may have originally been born a female priestess prophet; with the later myth of a blind man given the gift of foresight and turned to a woman for seven years only a (MORE)
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

What is the roman name for tiresias?

Tiresias is a Roman name itself. Tiresias was the name of the blindprophet of Thebes, who forecast that Oedipus would kill his fatherand marry his mother.
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Why did tiresias have foresight?

Tiresias had to judge for Hera & Zeus whether a women or a man enjoyed sex.Tireias declared it was a women and this angered Hera.She blinded him.Zeus however gave him foresigh (MORE)