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Castor and Pollux

also known as: Castor and Polydeuces and The Twin Brothers

together known as the “Dioscuri”

These twin half-brothers of Greek and Roman mythology were worshipped by some. They were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors. They appeared in the heavens as the constellation Gemini.

Mother: Leda (daughter of the Aetolian King Thestiu)

Father of Castor: Tyndareus, the king of Sparta

Father of Pollux: Zeus, who seduced Leda in the guise of a swan

Their figures were probably painted or sculptured on the prow of the ship which Luke refers to (Acts 28:11).