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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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his music so powerful that stones for a wall are moved into place. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 32]
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