A king of Plataea in Boeotia, remarkable for his wisdom. By his advice, Zeus pretended to
be contracting a second marriage when Heré had quarrelled with and left him. The
scheme succeeded, and the goddess became reconciled to her spouse (Pausan. ix. 3). This
monarch is said to have given name to the wellknown mountain-range in Boeotia.
A lofty range of mountains, separating Boeotia from Megaris and Attica. It was sacred to
Dionysus and the Muses, and was celebrated for the death of Pentheus
(q.v.) and Actaeon
(q.v.). Here was celebrated the festival called Daedala