Amphion

Amphion

Amphion

Amphion was a name attributed to various individuals in Greek mythology. However, the better known Amphion was the son of Zeus and Antiope. He had a twin brother, Zethus, with whom he built the city of Thebes. He was the husband of Niobe and had a number of children together, collectively known as the Niobids. However, his wife and his children were killed by the twin gods Apollo and Artemis; upon hearing the news, he committed suicide.

See Also: Zeus, Zethus, Niobe, Apollo, Artemis

Amphion Q&A

Who was Amphion?

Amphion was a name attributed to various individuals in Greek mythology. However, the better known Amphion was the son of Zeus and Antiope.

Who were the parents of Amphion?

The parent of Amphion was Zeus.

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