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How long did it take Daedalus to build the Labyrinth

There may be no answer to this, as Greek mythology is full of inconsistent timelines, but is there any known indication of how long it took Daedalus to build the labyrinth? Presuming Minos orders ...
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What source says the Pythia warned Aegeus he would die of grief?

Robert Graves phrases her oracle to Aegeus as follows: The Oracle warned him not to untie the of mouth his bulging wine-skin until he reached the highest point of Athens, lest he one day die of grief ...
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Aegeus, king of Naxos?

... does anyone out there have any idea or original source for this 'Aegeus' myth quoted in the link below? https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/heroes/aegeus/ The Origins of Aegeus Titan of the sea, ...
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