|From the story - The Odyssey|
|Of the tradition - Greek Oral Poetry|
|Role in story - Prophet in underworld who shows Odysseus the exit|
Tiresias is a Theban prophet who inhabits the underworld. Tiresias meets Odysseus when Odysseus journeys to the underworld in Book 11. He shows Odysseus how to get back to Ithaca and allows Odysseus to communicate with the other souls in Hades.
Ithaca Residents: Odysseus - Telemachus - Penelope - Eumaeus - Eurycleia -