Name: Aracne

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Source: classical

Nature: mythical

Gender: female

Description: Proud of her skills as a weaver, Arachne challenged Minerva to a weaving contest. Unable to find fault with Arachne's work which portrayed the loves of the gods, Minerva destroyed it. In despair Arachne hung herself and Minerva transformed her into a spider.


Doré, Gustave

Doré, Arachne