Amphion

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There are several characters named Amphion[1] in Greek mythology:

Amphion building Thebes with the power of music, from a 1655 engraving

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ /æmˈf.ɒn/ (Ancient Greek: Ἀμφίων, romanizedAmphīōn "native of two lands",(Graves, p. 669) derived from ἀμφί amphi "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near", Latin Amphīon, adjective Amphionian)
  2. ^ Homer, Odyssey 11.260–3; Brill's New Pauly s.v. Amphion; Grimal, s.v. Amphion, p. 38.
  3. ^ Pausanias, 6.20.18
  4. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 4.68.6
  5. ^ Apollodorus, 1.9.9; Scholia on Homer, Odyssey 11.281 citing Pherecydes
  6. ^ Apollodorus, 1.9.10
  7. ^ Pausanias, 7.26.12
  8. ^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.176
  9. ^ Valerius Flaccus, 1.367
  10. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 14
  11. ^ Homer, Iliad 13.685–93
  12. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, 10.111

References[edit]

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  • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica. George W. Mooney. London. Longmans, Green. 1912. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Brill’s New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. Antiquity, Volume 1, A-Ari, editors: Hubert Cancik, Helmuth Schneider, Brill, 2002. ISBN 978-90-04-12258-1. Online version at Brill.
  • Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History translated by Charles Henry Oldfather. Twelve volumes. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1989. Vol. 3. Books 4.59–8. Online version at Bill Thayer's Web Site
  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica. Vol 1-2. Immanel Bekker. Ludwig Dindorf. Friedrich Vogel. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri. Leipzig. 1888–1890. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica translated by Mozley, J H. Loeb Classical Library Volume 286. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1928. Online version at theio.com.
  • Graves, Robert, The Greek Myths, Harmondsworth, London, England, Penguin Books, 1960. ISBN 978-0143106715
  • Grimal, Pierre, The Dictionary of Classical Mythology, Wiley-Blackwell, 1996. ISBN 978-0-631-20102-1.
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  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, The Fall of Troy translated by Way. A. S. Loeb Classical Library Volume 19. London: William Heinemann, 1913. Online version at theio.com