- 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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On reaching the Amphion he was bandaged and went to his post.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1
Amphion, when he heard that all his sons had perished, fell on his own sword.
Still it seemed too probable that the “Amphion,” with my father and all hands, was lost.
The important point was thus settled, we had found the wreck of the “Amphion.”
“The ‘Amphion,’ Captain Musgrave was my captain,” he answered.