- either of two festivals held in ancient Boeotia in honor of the reconciliation of Hera with Zeus, one (Little Daedala) being held every 6 years, the other (Great Daedala), every 59 years.
Origin of Daedala
< Greek Daídala (neuter plural), noun use of daídalos daedal
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Natura daedala rerum is no longer allowed to go on her own recognizances, without divulging the ways and means of her workmanship.
This mountain, too, was the scene of the mystic rites of Dionysus, and the festival of the Daedala in honour of Hera.