Arakne Mediterranea

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The group Arakne Mediterranea takes their name from Arakne. The name Arakne (Arachni) was the name of a young Greek princess who was transformed into a spider by the Goddess Athena (according to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, VI, vv. 1 – 145). Arakne caused herself embarrassment by winning a weaving competition against the goddess herself, so she decided to hang herself. Athena forgave her, allowed her to live and transformed her into to spider. The Artist Company Arakne Mediterranea Read more on Last.fm

Arakne Mediterranea
The Legend of the Italian Tarantella
Album (2002)
Arakne Mediterranea
TreTarante
Album (2001)