Comparing Athena And Achene In Ancient Greece

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Athena was also the goddess of arts and crafts and was an very talented weaver. She shared her knowledge of weaving to many mortals. She had great pride in her own work of art but was happy to watch her pupils master weaving. Achene was one of them. People from all around would come to her small hut to watch her take thin strands of wool and weave them into stunning tapestries that glistened with golds and silvers and the prized scarlet. But Archene had been saying that she had not learned from Athena, that her work was even better than the goddesses. Once Athena had heard of this, she flew down and disguised herself as old lady. She walked in and complemented Achene and said “ You should not challenge yourself to an god. “Why not” replied

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