Dioscuri


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Dioscuri:

see Castor and PolluxCastor and Pollux
, in classical mythology, twin heroes called the Dioscuri; Castor was the son of Leda and Tyndareus, Pollux the son of Leda and Zeus. They were brothers to Helen and Clytemnestra. Castor excelled as a horseman and Pollux as a boxer.
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Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux)

Spartan brothers. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 408; Leach, 314]
See: Twins
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See the following examples now in the National Museum, Naples: from the House of Jason (IX, 5, 18) 114 321, (IX, 5, 14) 111 440, House of the Dioscuri (VI, 9, 6-7) 8977, from Herculaneum 8976, from Stabiae 8978.
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25) Faust, however, reassures him: "Forgive me lord, those are the traces / of lost spiritual natures, / a reverberation of the Dioscuri [the brothers of Helen], / By whom all sailors swore.
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