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also Ze·thos  (zē′thəs)
n. Greek Mythology
The twin brother of Amphion.
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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. These founded Thebes with its seven gates, and built a wall all round it; for strong though they were they could not hold Thebes till they had walled it.
The exemplum about the twin brothers Amphion and Zethus further underscores this parallelism between the domination of one man in government and the patron's control of perspective.
Notable among these children were Dionysus, son of Cadmus ' daughter Semele; Heracles, son of Alcmena; Perseus, son of Danae ; Amphion and Zethus, sons of Antiope; Helen, Clytemnestra, and the Dioscuri (or some combination of them), children of Leda.