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The ‘cunning artificer’ of Greek mythology, he was an inventor, artist, and architect, responsible for creating the labyrinth at Knossos, Crete. Medieval architects identified with Daedalus as his heirs, and his legends are associated with those of Freemasonry.

J. Curl (2002);Hamilton and Spawforth (1996)

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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