Amphion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (am-fī'un, am'fē-), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a son of Antiope by Zeus, and the husband of Niobe. With his twin brother, Zethus, he built the walls of Thebes, charming the stones into place with his lyre.
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