Greek Prophetess-cassandra THE CURSED PROPHETESS Oracle, in the Ancient Greek world, was a shrine where mass went to seek advice from prophets or prophetesses (individuals who had special powers to verbalise on behalf of a god or foretell the future). alike referring to an altar, the word oracle also refers to the prophet or prophetess, and to his/her prognostic (Cassandra). The Ancient Greeks wholly believed in these sacred persons. When disease would cocker a city, the people would go to the shrines to ask a prophet to speak on behalf of the gods.
Once the Greeks knew the cause of the plague, they would do everything in their immortal power to convince the gods to relieve them from their suffereing. In the similar way as Oedipus, the king of Thebes, asked Tiresias (a prophet) to speak for the gods explaining why his people were suffering, in Oedipus Rex. The Ancient Greeks believed their fate lay in the powers and oracle of the prophets and prophetesses. T...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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