1. A daughter oi Nycteus and Polyxo or of the river god Asopus in Boeotia. She became by Zeus the mother of Amphion and Zethus, 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.
When subsequently Attica was invaded hy the Amazons, Antiope fought with Theseus against them, and died the death of a heroine by his side. According to Hyginus (Fab. 241) Antiope was a daughter of Ares, and was killed by Theseus himself in consequence of an oracle.