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Headword: *teiresi/as
Adler number: tau,453
Translated headword: Teiresias, Tiresias
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*teiresi/as: o)/noma ku/rion.
That of a legendary blind Theban seer, famous (in one strand of tradition) for having experienced life as a woman as well as a man.
See Perseus Encyclopedia at web address 1 (and cf. nu 550); OCD4 Tiresias.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; gender and sexuality; geography; medicine; mythology; religion; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 June 2001@09:19:12.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 16 September 2002@18:08:10.
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