Castor and Pollux


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Castor and Pollux

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the twin sons of Leda: Pollux was fathered by Zeus, Castor by the mortal Tyndareus. After Castor's death, Pollux spent half his days with his half-brother in Hades and half with the gods in Olympus

Cas′tor and Pol′lux


n.pl.
(in Greek myth) twin sons of Leda and brothers of Helen, famous for their fraternal affection and regarded as the protectors of persons at sea; the Dioscuri.
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As he entered the city, he heard the inhabitants talking at the street corners, and saying that Hercules was brave, and Jason too, and Castor and Pollux likewise, but that Theseus, the son of their own king, would turn out as great a hero as the best of them.
Again the Castor and Pollux of the wilderness sallied forth, and again their flint guns were at fault, and missed fire, and nothing went off but the buffalo.
The stars Castor and Pollux are in which constellation in the night sky?
Twin brothers Castor and Pollux (the latter immortal, the former not) are both in love with the Princess Telaire, though she loves only Castor.
The stellar Twins, Castor and Pollux in Gemini, lie below Orion.
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This zodiacal constellation was also known in antiquity as the Sons of Zeus, named Castor and Pollux, and is a most striking constellation, worth getting to know better.
The card has beautiful-coloured illustrations of three of Birmingham's most iconic buildings: the Council House itself, the side elevation of the same building and Big Brum showing the entrance to the Museum and Art Gallery and the Town Hall, based on the temple of Castor and Pollux in Rome.
One of her first major roles was as Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro for the ENO, and she has also played such diverse characters as Xenia in Boris Godunov, Despina in Cosi Fan Tutte, Yum Yum in the Mikado, and Telair in Castor And Pollux to critical acclaim.
Works like Castor and Pollux, 2009, an aerial diptych of rain-constellated asphalt, its panels identical save for a couple additional drops that fell between shots, reflect almost compulsively on the instant the photograph was captured.
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Its design is modelled on the temple of Castor and Pollux in Rome.