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Greek Mythology Meme | Three Humans [ 1 / 3 ]

Arachne: a shepherd’s daughter who became a talented weaver at a young age, she boasted out of hubris that her weaving was far superior to even that of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and crafts; this angered the goddess, who proposed a contest in which the loser would forever give up weaving; in one version, Athena is the winner, and seeing that Arachne cannot live without weaving, she transforms her into a spider out of pity; in another version, Athena is the loser, and enraged by the beauty of Arachne’s work, she curses Arachne to become a spider and weave for all time