Odysseus makes a pit-stop in the Underworld to get some travel advice from the ghost of everybody's favorite blind seer in this most epic of epic poems.
In this tragedy, King Creon decides to not listen when Tiresias tells him to let Antigone bury her brother Polyneices. (Spoiler alert: this does not go well for Creon.)
King Oedipus gets majorly ticked off when Tiresias tells him he's the cause of all his own problems in this tragedy. It isn't a happy ending, to say the least.
In this tragedy, Tiresias tells Creon that he has to sacrifice his son, Menoeceus, in order to save Thebes. Creon is more than a little unhappy about this.
Tiresias and Cadmus dress up like ladies and go party at a Bacchanal of Dionysus in this tragedy.
The big deal Roman playwright puts his spin on Oedipus' story—Tiresias included. It doesn't get any happier, that's for sure.
Ovid gives you all the steamy details on how Tiresias went from man to woman and back again in this famous collection of mythological poems.
According to Dante, Tiresias is trapped in Hell with his head spun around backwards. Ouch.
Tiresias is the main narrator of this crazy famous modern poem. Let's just hope this poem doesn't predict the future.
This modern Chicano riff on Oedipus is set in a LA barrio and comes complete with a Chicano version of the blind prophet.
Tiresias appears as blind woman in a wheelchair in this modernized marathon of all of Sophocles' extant plays.