An explanation as to how the lunar eclipse happens
Before autumn, the farmers of Greece always struggled to harvest all of the crops in time. They prayed to Demeter, the goddess of harvest, day and night.
Artemis! Do you not watch your people starve every winter? I bid you to never let the moon come until the harvest is done!
However, the night always came and prevented the diligent farmers from continuing their work. One farmer was particularly enraged; Alec.
The other farmers were horrified at this utmost disrespect. But it was too late to take the words back; Artemis had heard him.
In her anger, Artemis covered the moon up completely, leaving the farmers to wander around blind.
As the men prayed for the goddess to give the moon back, Artemis took pity on them, and uncovered the moon, with the promise that she would repeat this once every two months as a reminder to disrespectful people.
To this day, Artemis continues to remind us of this disrespect. This occurrence is known as the lunar eclipse.
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