In Greek mythology, Tiresias was a blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes, famous for
clairvoyance and for being transformed into a woman for seven years. He was
the son of the shepherd Everes and the ny...
He tells Odysseus to eat an herb called moly to protect himself from Circe's drug
and ... She replies he must sail to Hades, the realm of the dead, to speak with the
spirit of Tiresias, a blind prophet who will tell him how to get home. ... his wife and
palace from the wretched suitors, and then make another trip to a distant land t...
The first shade is Elpenor, freshly fallen from Circe's roof. Odysseus's eyes bug
out when he sees one of his crew members—he ... Fortunately, he is soon
distracted from his weeping by the arrival of Teiresias (the dead blind prophet). ...
Okay, that's great, says Odysseus; but why is his mother here, and can he talk to
Feb 12, 2009 ... Why does Odysseus have to speak to the blind prophet Teiresias in The Odyssey
? ... is a command given to Odysseus by the enchantress Circe. ... When
Odysseus gets to the realm of Hades, he talks with Teiresias. ... What happens to
Odysseus and his men when they visit the Land of the Lotus Eaters?
Odysseus and his men go down to Hades to talk to the spirit of Tiresias, ... of
Ocean and makes sacrifices , as Circe told him to do, so as to attract the attention
of the souls. ... 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 fro...
who is athena disguised as. where does she go. ... what 2 men does telemachus
need to talk to. who are they ... what did the suitors tell telemachus he should do
to penelope if she would .... what did circe add to the men's drinks ... who is the
blind prophet ... according to teiresias, who will cause odysseus trouble and why.
They reach his cave - he is still in the pasture - and Odysseus' men want to steal
his ... Polyphemus ridicules this idea; he does not care about the gods. .... He tells
his crew that he saw smoke rising from the forest, but his men, thinking ... she
says he must go to Hades, the land of Death, and speak to the blind seer Tiresias
On his trip home from Troy, Odysseus and his shipmates encountered a number
of perils. ... Little did he know that Odysseus himself clung to the ram's belly. ... It
was Circe who told Odysseus that he would have to make a side trip to Hades.
Only the blind prophet Teiresias could tell him how to find his way home at last,
Nearing an island, Odysseus and his men prepare to meet the Sirens, sea ... that
he must visit the underworld and consult the blind prophet Tiresias before ... After
leaving the underworld, Odysseus went back to Circe's island for a short stay. ...
Later that night, Penelope asked to speak with the beggar, whom she did not ...
Aeolus freed the West Wind to blow Odysseus's ship toward home, the men
sailed ... does not disable Circe or grant Odysseus magic powers – he uses the
plant as ... go down to the land of the dead to speak to the ghost of Tiresias, a
blind prophet. ... At that moment, Odysseus's crew must burn the corpses while