14 07, 2017

Arachne and Athena – the Arachne story in Greek mythology

By |2018-10-02T09:32:08-07:00July 14th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|8 Comments

The Arachne story: Greek women weaving at a warp-weighted loom - Athens, 500s BC Who was Arachne? Arachne was a girl who lived in Greece a long long time ago (in the story; this [...]

21 05, 2017

Anansi and the Turtle

By |2018-04-12T10:10:20-07:00May 21st, 2017|Africa, Literature|Comments Off on Anansi and the Turtle

Anansi and the turtle An African story This is an African story about Anansi the spider and Turtle. One day, Anansi the spider picked some yams from his garden. They [...]

19 05, 2017

Anansi the Spider

By |2019-01-25T05:38:31-08:00May 19th, 2017|Africa, Literature|Comments Off on Anansi the Spider

Anansi the Spider: A spider mask from West Africa (but only fifty or a hundred years old) When were Anansi stories written? African storytellers tell stories about a clever spider named Anansi. [...]

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