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  Amphion and Zethus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphion and Zethus (also Zethos), in ancient Greek mythology, were the twin sons of Zeus by Antiope.
Amphion and Zethus were the sons of Antiope, who fled in shame to Sicyon after Zeus raped her, and married King Epopeus there.
In the Odyssey, however, Zethus's wife is called a daughter of Pandareus in book 19, who killed her son Itylos in a fit of madness and became a nightingale.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amphion_and_Zethus   (483 words)

 Theban kings - Greek mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphion and Zethus were the sons of Zeus by Antiope, conceived while Antiope was still in Thebes; they were born in secret and raised by shepherds in the vicinity of Mount Cithaeron.
Zethus' son and only child had been killed earlier, and Zethus had died of a broken heart.
During the reign of Amphion and Zethus, Laius resided in the Peloponnesus under the protection of King Pelops.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theban_kings_-_Greek_mythology   (1209 words)

 Amphion and Zethus
Amphion ("native of two lands") and Zethus, in ancient Greek mythology, were the twin sons of Zeus by Antiope.
Amphion became a great singer and musician after Hermes taught him to play and gave him a golden lyre, Zethus a hunter and herdsman.
They punished King Lycus and Queen Dirce for cruel treatment of Antiope, their mother, whom was treated as a slave.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/am/Amphion_and_Zethus.html   (209 words)

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Zethus let go of Crystal's arm at last, leaving a large red circle around her wrist where his hand had been, and Crystal quickly moved with Nephlite over to the furthest rampart from Zethus.
Zethus was leaning on a nearby crenellation, facing out and away from them, but he turned as he felt their presence.
Abruptly, Zethus disappeared from her grasp, and Crystal turned and smiled triumphantly to her 'partner in crime.' Then, the flames around them disappeared, and he felt weak and tired, and could tell Crystal was nearly unconscious already.
members.tripod.com /~SailorRPG/stories4/lost2.txt   (8927 words)

 Welcome to Zethus Leasing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zethus Leasing streamlines and simplifies the leasing process for all parties involved--tenants, landlords and brokers--by delivering current, comprehensive information on commercial property available for lease in major cities across the United States.
Landlords who list their properties on Zethus Leasing are provided with a unique automated data entry tool that simplifies the listing process and ensures that information provided is accurate and current.
Both agency and tenant representatives using Zethus Leasing are provided with all the tools necessary to track available lease space in multiple markets and manage their client accounts more efficiently and at a much lower cost.
www.stephenpate.com /html/clientsites/zethus/zleasing/about/aboutTenant.html   (315 words)

 Zethus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Aëdon, in Greek mythology, wife of Zethus, king of Thebes.
Twins (multiple birth) : twins in Greek mythology: Amphion and Zethus
Antiope, in Greek mythology, mother of the twins Amphion and Zethus, whose father was Zeus.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Zethus.html   (117 words)

 Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, page 28   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zethus brings up the stones with his strong arm, while Amphion, a harper of more than mortal skill, fits them together by the music of his lyre.
Zethus marries Thebe, the daughter of Asopus, or, according to another account, Aedon, daughter of Pandareos (}.«.); Am­phion is the luckless husband of Niobe, and after seeing the ruin of his family, is said to have killed himself, and to have been been buried in one grave with his brother at Thebes.
[In the Antiope of Euripides, and else­where, the two brothers were sharply con­trasted with one another, Zethus being the rude and strong and active huntsman, Amphion the gentle and contemplative musician.
www.ancientlibrary.com /seyffert/0031.html   (583 words)

 HILL :: Our Portfolio|Identities
As an emerging technology company, Zethus was in danger of being lost in a deluge of dot coms.
Zethus’ offering was unique in that it moved all of the processes involved in buying, selling and leasing commercial real estate to the Web—it was the first true transaction portal.
Hill crafted a typographical solution, forming the “Z” in Zethus from two arrows that meet in the middle of the letter to convey the idea of transaction.
www.hillonline.com /portfolio/identities2.asp?id=12   (146 words)

 House of Thebes
When Antiope gave birth to twins, Amphion and Zethus, her uncle had ordered the twin infants to be exposed in the mountains of Cithaeron.
Amphion and Zethus avenged their mother's tormentor and had Dirce killed, by binding their stepmother to a bull.
Zethus was the strongest man at the time, and enjoyed manly actions that required physical strength, such as fighting and hunting.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/thebes.html   (4346 words)

 Amphion 1 | Anfión 1, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Having met their mother when they were grown up, they avenged her who was kept as a slave, and took power in Thebes by force, killing the ruler of the city and his wife.
In any case, as Laius 1, son of Labdacus 1, son of Polydorus 2, son of Cadmus, the founder of the city, was waiting his turn to become king, they expelled him from Thebes, and Amphion 1 became king instead.
His brother Zethus is said to have died of a broken heart, after his son was killed through some mistake committed by his mother.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Amphion1.html   (3491 words)

 Zethus Announces Major Agreement With Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.; Zethus' Patent-Pending Transaction Platform to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zethus, Inc. (www.zethus.com), the innovative commercial real estate transaction platform backed by Goldman, Sachs & Co., announced today that it has reached agreement on the terms of a multi-year contract with major international brokerage firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. to use Zethus' patent-pending web-based technology platform to conduct all of its commercial leasing transactions.
Zethus is an open platform available to all participants in the commercial real estate business --brokers, tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers alike.
Zethus is being developed by an alliance of Inforte, leading e-commerce integrator, and systems and software giant, Sun Microsystems.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1G1:63040852/Zethus+Announces+Major+Agreement+With+Cushman+%7eA%7eamp.html?refid=ency_botnm   (618 words)

 Commercial Property/Creating an Online Lease Market; Can Office Space Be Traded Like Winter Wheat? - New York Times
Zethus, which is based in Houston, is backed by the Goldman Sachs Group, the Wall Street investment banking firm, which has extensive links to real estate.
Zethus officials have said the system will require an investment of $40 million to $50 million before its launch.
James A. Hime, the chief executive of Zethus (the name comes from a demigod in Greek mythology), said the system would be open to all parties in commercial transactions and would be marketed to the real estate officials of larger corporations.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0DE5D71F3BF930A15754C0A9669C8B63   (734 words)

 Pyramids in ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AMPHION and Zethus, the sons of Antiope, conquered the citadel known as the Cadmia (later called the Acropolis of Thebes) when Lycus (son of Poseidon and brother of Nycteus) was guarding the throne of Laius (Father of Oedipus).
Amphion’s whole family was struck by a plague, which was a punishment from the Gods for a wrongful accusation made by Amphion of the Titaness, Leto, and her children, Apollo and Artemis.
Zethus died of sorrow when his mother killed his son by mistake; and again the throne of Thebes remained empty.
www.grecoreport.com /pyramids_in_ancient_greece1.htm   (2981 words)

 bloch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
About 16 fragments of Euripides' lost Antiope can be placed in a debate between Zethus and Amphion, twins born to Zeus by Antiope and destined to rule Thebes.
Although the twins apparently believe they are rustic slaves, the audience knows they are destined for greatness and will understand this program at least in part as the expression of an élite outlook.
Far from being an activist, he can be seen as a type of élite quietist whose interests are focused too narrowly (from the perspective, say, of the Thucydidean Pericles) on his own household.
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/01mtg/abstracts/Gibert.html   (553 words)

 Classical Mythology on Demodocus.com The Theban Saga
Apparently, she gave birth to her twin sons, Amphion and Zethus, before she was carried back to Thebes.
Zethus also died in grief when Thebe accidentally caused the death of their young son.
According to Homer, Zethus only lived near Thebes, and he died in grief when his wife, Aedon, caused the death of their son, Itylus.
www.demodocus.com /myth/sagas/thebes.html   (3516 words)

 washingtonpost.com: A One-Day Career at a Dot-Com
Here, the workers learn that Zethus is about to be purchased by Octane, a New York consortium of real estate service firms.
But Zethus still needs DeMatteis, Ellerbe and a few others who will be asked to remain with the company.
At Zethus, the executives are taking inventory of the computer equipment and preparing for bankruptcy proceedings.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A52193-2001Mar10?language=printer   (1071 words)

 University of Akron News - UA is Test Site for New 'Grid Computing' Software
At the end of the test, the University and Zethus will evaluate the software and whether it is appropriate for continued use at UA.
According to Zethus, grids are being deployed commercially in workload distribution, resource allocation, CPU utilization, batch processing, data mining and server consolidation.
Zethus co-founder Eric Parker says the company's goal is to make grid computing easy to set up, manage and use for scientists and engineers.
www.uakron.edu /news/articles/uamain_754.php   (742 words)

 Online Real Estate Transactions: Mission Impossible or Reality?
Zethus never came close to its self-described goal of "creating a NASDAQ market for real properties." The company failed to deliver a publicly accessible site before declaring Chapter Seven bankruptcy.
The e-commerce site fell short in attracting sufficient investors beyond Goldman Sachs, was ambiguous as to its concentration on one of the three primary audiences — the broker, owner and tenant — and lacked an ability to articulate a tangible value proposition to secure early strategic users.
While RealCentric made fewer industry-shattering pronouncements than Zethus, the firm did manage to burn through almost as many millions in private equity in its efforts to create an Internet solution for tenants to find, lease and manage business space needs.
www.naiop.org /developmentmag/pastissues/fall01/article11.htm   (1210 words)

 Amphion and Zethus
Zethus was a down-to-earth man, skilled in the practical pursuits of agriculture, cattle-breeding and war.
Zethus died of a broken heart when his wife accidentally killed their son.
In the Odyssey, Homer records a slightly different tradition about the brothers: that Amphion was the son of Iasus and ruled Orchomenus in Boeotia, and that Zethus was married to a daughter of Pandareos, Aedon, who killed their son Itylus by mistake and was turned into a nightingale.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Post/139176   (625 words)

 AMPHION : The legendary mortal from Greek Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ZETHUS drew up the plans with some help from ATHENA, and AMPHION (taught by HERMES) played a lyre with such resounding swing that the stones all leapt into place without any further aid to complete the building.
ZETHUS named the city after his wife THEBE and everything was hunky dory until children came into the equation.
Then poor ZETHUS woke to one of those days when it didn't seem worthwhile to continue, so he did away with himself.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=AMPHION   (288 words)

 Amphion and Zethus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When children they were exposed on Cithaeron but were found and brought up a shepherd.
He did so gave her as a slave to his wife Dirce.
Amphion became a great singer and musician Hermes taught him to play and gave a golden lyre Zethus a hunter and They punished King Lycus and Queen Dirce for cruel treatment of Antiope their whom was treated as a slave.
www.freeglossary.com /Amphion_and_Zethus   (191 words)

 Antiope — FactMonster.com
They then erected a wall around Thebes with stones which moved of their own will to the music of Amphion's lyre.
Zethus married the nymph Thebe, who gave her name to Thebes.
Farnese Bull - Farnese Bull, sculptured group representing Zethus and Amphion, sons of Antiope, tying Dirce (who...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/ent/A0804255.html   (206 words)

 2001-04-30 0460 Zethus--Goldman Sachs No Longer Walking Lopsided
You need to return to where the larks are singing, where the bluebells are in bloom, and where you can just park your wallet on the curb if it is making you walk lopsided." (April 15, 2001)...
I thought about this quote after reading Motoko Rich's article last week about Goldman Sachs-backed Zethus, which filed for bankruptcy in March after reportedly running through $15 million in less than a year and a half (April 23, 2001).
Just read Lee Schalop's latest newsletter on "Real Estate and Technology" from Banc of America Securities (April 2, 2001), and you realize that Goldman has lots of company in bluebell-land.
www.pikenet.com /dispatch/dispatch01/dispatch0460.html   (411 words)

 Zethus Article, Zethus Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When children, they were exposed on Mount Cithaeron, but were found andbrought up by a shepherd.
He did so and gave her as a slaveto his own wife, Dirce.
Amphion became a great singer and musician after Hermes taught him to play and gavehim a golden lyre, Zethus a hunter and herdsman.
www.anoca.org /amphion/king/zethus.html   (269 words)

 Dirce double or cleft was the wife of Lycus Lycus...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
She fled in shame to King Epopeus Epopeus of Sicyon Sicyon and abandoned her children, Amphion and Zethus Amphion and Zethus.
Amphion became a great singer and musician after Hermes Hermes taught him to play and gave him a golden lyre, Zethus a hunter and herdsman.
Zethus married Aedon Aedon, or sometimes Thebe Thebe.
www.biodatabase.de /Dirce   (242 words)

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