Deadly duel

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In Greek mythol­ogy, Arachne was a tal­ented mor­tal weaver who chal­lenged Athena, god­dess of wis­dom and crafts, to a weav­ing duel. Arachne won - which an­gered Athena so much that she smashed Arachne’s loom and cursed her to feel for­ever guilty. Arachne hanged her­self, and Athena took pity on her, trans­form­ing her into a spi­der. From this myth, we de­rive the term ‘arach­nid,’ which is used to de­scribe the whole fam­ily of spi­ders.

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