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Amphion

(ăm`fēən): see AntiopeAntiope
, in Greek mythology. 1 Theban princess, daughter of Nycteus. She was seduced by Zeus and bore him twin sons, Zethus and Amphion. Fleeing to Sicyon to escape the wrath of her father, she was forced to abandon her infants on Mt.
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Amphion

his music so powerful that stones for a wall are moved into place. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 32]
See: Music
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In the next stanza, she further invokes heroes of the ancient world, in this case Apollo and Amphion, whose melodious music helped construct the founding walls of Thebes and Troy two great cities of the ancient world.
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myths, and often alluded to Orpheus and Amphion. As for Orpheus,
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In answer to Achates' question, "Why stands my sweete Aeneas thus amazde?" the Trojan hero compares himself with Niobe, daughter of Tantalus and wife of Amphion, grieving for her dead sons.
Triumphal arches had been sculpted in plaster and built throughout the city as the workmen laboured to the music of Amphion, whose image was reproduced in plaster on one of the arches.
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