Tiresias of The Odyssey: Mythology, Overview

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Tiresias was both a(n) _____ and a(n) _____.

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1. Tiresias gave advice to whom regarding Helios' cattle?

2. How long did Tiresias live?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Tiresias is a mythological figure and an important character in The Odyssey, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you determine how much you know about him. You should be familiar with the history of Tiresias and who he gives advice to.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Tiresias' gender
  • Character he advised about Helios' cattle
  • Whether or not Tiresias was blind or clairvoyant

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Tiresias
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how long Tiresias lived
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about details of Tiresias' life and his actions in The Odyssey

Additional Learning

Tiresias of The Odyssey: Mythology, Overview includes even more information on this character. When you read this lesson, you can:

  • Learn the story of Tiresias
  • Understand the role of Tiresias in The Odyssey
  • Discover important myths and deities
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