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1. A daughter of Nycteus and Polyxo (Apollod. 3.5.5, 10.1), or of the river god Asopus in Bocotia. (Odyss. 11.260; Apollon. 1.735.) She became by Zeus the mother of Amphion and Zethus. [AMPHION.] Dionysus threw her into a state of madness on account of the vengeance which her sons had taken on Dirce. In this condition she wandered about through Greece, until Phocus, the grandson of Sisyphus, cured and married her. She was buried with Phocus in one common tomb. (Paus. 9.17.4.)

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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.10.1
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.5.5
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.17.4
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.735
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