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2. A son of Jasus and husband of Persephone, by whom he became the father of Chloris. (Hom. Od. 11.281, &c.) In Homer, this Amphion, king of Orchomenos, is distinct from Amphion, the husband of Niobe; but in earlier traditions they seem to have been regarded as the same person. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 1684; Müller, Orchom. pp. 231, 370.)

There are three other mythical personages of this name, one a leader of the Epeians against Troy (Hom. Il. 13.692), the second one of the Argonauts (Apollon. 1.176; Orph. Arg. 214; Hvgin. Fab. 14), and the third one of the sons of Niobe. [NIOBE.]


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