Definition of Arachnea
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Orthography ID = 2004087
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LNS
Arachnēa, Arachnēae
Arachne, Arachnea
Ἀράχνεια
noun (., 1st declension)
  1. a Lydian maiden, who challenged Minerva to a trial of skill in spinning, and, as a punishment, was changed by the goddess into a spider
  2. a kind of sundial
Abbreviations
Arachnē, ēs, f., = Ἀράχνη (a spider). Myth., a Lydian maiden, who challenged Minerva to a trial of skill in spinning, and, as a punishment, was changed by the goddess into a spider, Ov. M. 6, 5 sq. (another form, Arachnēa, ae, = Ἀράχνεια, like Calliopēa from Calliope, Manil. 4, 135).

— Arachne, a kind of sundial, Vitr. 9, 9.
 
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