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Aëdon

(āē`dən), in Greek legend, the wife of Zethus, king of Thebes. She had only one son, while her sister-in-law, NiobeNiobe
, in Greek mythology, queen of Thebes, wife of Amphion and daughter of Tantalus. The mother of six sons and six daughters, she boasted of her fruitfulness, saying that Leto had only two children.
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, had many. Her jealousy increased until, in trying to murder Niobe's oldest son, she killed her own child. She was changed to a nightingale, and her song was a mournful call for her son, Itys or Itylus.

Aedon

changed to nightingale for murdering son; her song funereal. [Gk. Legend: NCE, 24]
See: Grief
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