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In both Greek and Roman mythology, who was the twin of Castor?

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In both Greek and Roman mythology, who was the twin of Castor?
posted Sep 27, 2018 by Yogeshwar Thakur

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His name is Pollux

answer Jul 7, 2019 by Comeback Tuesday
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Pollux
Castor and Pollux (or in Greek, Polydeuces) were twin half-brothers in Greek and Roman mythology, known together as the Dioscuri. Their mother was Leda, but they had different fathers; Castor was the mortal son of Tyndareus, the king of Sparta, while Pollux was the divine son of Zeus, who seduced Leda in the guise of a swan.
In Latin the twins are also known as the Gemini or Castores, as well as the Tyndaridae or Tyndarids. The pair were regarded as the patrons of sailors, to whom they appeared as St. Elmo's fire. They were also associated with horsemanship, in keeping with their origin as the Indo-European horse twins.

answer Jul 7, 2019 by Salil Agrawal
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