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Am·phi·on

 (ăm-fī′ən)
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.

Am•phi•on

(æmˈfaɪ ən, ˈæm fi-)

n.
(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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Next to her I saw Antiope, daughter to Asopus, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
She was youngest daughter to Amphion son of Iasus and king of Minyan Orchomenus, and was Queen in Pylos.
Orpheus and Amphion went a little farther, and by the charms of music enchanted things merely inanimate.
2: Hesiod says that (the children of Amphion and Niobe) were ten sons and ten daughters.
The chosen men of the Athenians were in the van, led by Menestheus son of Peteos, with whom were also Pheidas, Stichius, and stalwart Bias; Meges son of Phyleus, Amphion, and Dracius commanded the Epeans, while Medon and staunch Podarces led the men of Phthia.
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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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