Pausanias 9. 5. 7-8
Homer, however, makes no mention in his poetry of Amphion's singing, and how he built the wall to the music of his harp. Amphion won fame for his music, learning from the Lydians themselves the Lydian mode, because of his relationship to Tantalus, and adding three strings to the four old ones. The writer of the poem on Europa says that Amphion was the first harpist (lyra), and that Hermes was his teacher. He also says that Amphion's songs drew even stones and beasts after him. Myro of Byzantium, a poetess who wrote epic and elegiac poetry, states that Amphion was the first to set up an altar to Hermes, and for this reason was presented by him with a harp (lyra). It is also said that Amphion is punished in Hades for being among those who made a mock of Leto and her children. The punishment of Amphion is dealt with in the epic poem Minyad, which treats both of Amphion and also of Thamyris of Thrace.

(Jones 1954, IX: 193-194)


Other literary sources:
Hesiod fr. 182 Merkelbach/West;
Palaiphatos frg 41 (42);
Propertius I. 9.10;
Horace, Odes 3. 11.2; Ars Poetica 394-396;
Ovid, Ars 3.323-324;
Philostratus, Imagines I. 10;
Lucian, Imagines 14;
Pausanias 6.20.18;
Scholia in Apollonim Rhodium vetera I. 740-741 Wendel;
Hyginus, Fabulae 69.

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