Schools & Districts
All of Shmoop
Cite This Page
Table of Contents
Tiresias's Police Reports
Some Random Snake vs. Tiresias
Case Description: Complainant (Some Random Snake) accuses Defendant (Tiresias) of murder. Tiresias was walking along one day and came upon two snakes mating, at which time he allegedly hit at...
Tiresias vs. Hera
Case Description: Complainant (Tiresias) accuses Defendant (Hera) of cruel and unusual punishment. Zeus and Hera were in an argument about whether males or females enjoyed sex more. Since Tiresias...
Athena vs. Tiresias
Case Description: Complainant (Athena) accuses Defendant (Tiresias) of voyeurism. When Tiresias saw Athena naked and bathing in a spring, the goddess of wisdom was not amused. Case Status: Case clo...
Oedipus vs. Tiresias
Case Description: Complainant (Oedipus) accuses Defendant (Tiresias) of slander and conspiracy to commit murder. When the seer of Thebes tried (in his cryptic way) to tell Oedipus that Oedipus hims...
Odysseus Commends the Shade of Tiresias
Case Description: When Odysseus was on his long journey back to Greece after the Trojan War, he made a pit stop in the Underworld to ask the advice of Tiresias' ghost. Tiresias was still a mega-awe...
© 2013 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. We love your brain and respect your privacy. |
© 2013 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. We love your brain and respect your privacy.