Antiope


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Antiope

(ăntī`əpē), 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. Cithaeron, where they were raised by shepherds. Antiope was pursued and captured by her uncle Lycus, then king of Thebes, and his wife Dirce, who treated her with great cruelty. Later the sons of Antiope revenged their mother; they dethroned Lycus and punished Dirce by tying her to the horns of a bull. They then erected a wall around Thebes with stones which moved of their own will to the music of Amphion's lyre. Zethus married the nymph Thebe, who gave her name to Thebes. Amphion married Niobe. 2 A queen of the Amazons, sister of Hippolyte. According to one legend she was abducted by Theseus and became the mother of Hippolytus.
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Antiope is obliged to hear his suit, but she already knows that he is a sinister, repellent individual whom she has no intention of marrying, so she keeps him waiting in her palace garden.
iam iam uperno numini grates ago, quod icta nostra cecidit Antiope manu, quod non ad antra Stygia descendens tibi matrem reliqui.
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