Unformatted text preview: assumed that women could make clothes and the cloth used to make them. Arachne refused to give the goddess any credit for her skill, so she took full credit for a talent that had been given to her by a goddess. Athena disguised herself and warned Arachne to give credit to the goddess for her gift. She told the woman that she wouldn’t give the goddess any credit and said she could weave better than the goddess herself. They had a weaving competition. Athena wove a tapestry and in that picture was a photo of her contest with Poseidon. She began to be curious of what Arachne was weaving. Arachne was also making a tapestry, she depicted the gods and goddesses having sex with human lovers. Athena was furiously angry and smacked Arachne. Arachne was so ashamed that she hung herself. Athena brought her back to life and transformed her into a spider that has to weave all day....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2010 for the course CLST 2090 taught by Professor Warga during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07