In Greek mythology, Tiresias was a blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes, famous for
clairvoyance ... any inherent connection of Tiresias with the myth: thus it is
Tiresias who tells Amphytrion of Zeus ...
Teiresias tells Odysseus about the rest of his journey home to Ithaca, the suitors
... The prophet predicts a victorious routing of the suitors for Odysseus, but the ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... In Book 11 of The Odyssey, The Kingdom of the Dead, Odysseus visits the
underworld to consult with the prophet Tiresias. Circe instructs him to ...
Odysseus travels to the Underworld and makes the offerings according to Circe's
instructions. ... from his weeping by the arrival of Teiresias (the dead blind
prophet). ... One gory mess later, Odysseus's mother Antikleia tells him of the
Odyssey - book 10, line 492 - Kirke tells Odysseus that he must go to the ... tells
Odysseus that Teiresias will come to him at the entrance to the Underworld if he
... line 251 - Odysseus tells his wife Penelope that the prophet Teiresias told him
Because of the urgency of Odysseus' journey to the Land of the Dead, ... Others
are drawn to the blood: Odysseus' mother, Anticleia; Tiresias the prophet; and old
... Agamemnon tells the story of his murder by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her ...
He tells Odysseus to eat an herb called moly to protect himself from Circe's drug
... Odysseus then speaks with the Theban prophet Tiresias, who reveals that ...
Tiresias and the Land of the Dead ... The next soul that appears to him is Tiresias,
the blind prophet. ... He tells Odysseus' fate, that he will return home reclaim his
palace and wife from the contemptible suitors who have taken over his home.
It's a good question, actually! As the other answerer said, Tiresias appears in
various ancient ... It'd be easy to say that he just gives Odysseus the relevant
information to help him get home (or at least tells prophecies of how his fate will
be ... A katabasis (journey to the underworld and reemergence) is an extremely
Bk XI:1-50 Odysseus tells his tale: Ghosts out of Erebus ... 'Odysseus arrives in
the Underworld' ... Bk XI:90-149 Odysseus tells his tale: The Ghost of Teiresias ....
The infallible prophet, Melampus, alone, agreed to try, but the gods' dark design ...