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n. Greek Mythology
The son of Zeus and the twin brother of Zethus, with whom he built a wall around Thebes by charming the stones into place with the music of his magical lyre.


(æmˈfaɪ ən, ˈæm fi-)

(in Greek myth) a son of Zeus and a mortal woman, who with his twin brother Zethus built the walls of Thebes by charming the stones into place with his lyre.
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