you may never know if you don't ask,but i think its a friend because everyone knows that a person that old people can never hurt someone
1. Arachne is well-knwon for her knitting skills.
2. She would most likely boast her status by challenging other gods to a knitting contest.
3. Athen might be enraged because no one would dare challenge someone, especially a God on a contest.
4. Athena is a god while Arachne is a human so it states the obvious.
5. Arachne will be forced to spend her eternity as a spider as punishment.