Arachne the weaver Posted on May 22, 2021 Hear Ovid’s story of the weaver turned into a spider for outdoing a goddess here, and see the illustrated blog post here. Arachne wins the weaving contest Posted on May 22, 2021 But wishes she hadn’t Hear the Latin, which contains probably the most succinct summary of the Gods’ sexual misbehaviour, here and follow in English. Happy Fontinalia from Horace and Marcus Agrippa Posted on October 10, 2020 10 October is Fontinalia, the Roman festival of springs and fountains. See Horace’s celebration poem, O Fons Bandusiae, here. Photo by Halcyoon.