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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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She was youngest daughter to Amphion son of Iasus and king of Minyan Orchomenus, and was Queen in Pylos.
Out of dust to build What is more than dust,-- Walls Amphion piled Phoebus stablish must.
5.6.2: Hesiod says that (the children of Amphion and Niobe) were ten sons and ten daughters.