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Dio'scūri (‘sons of Zeus’)

Edited by M. C. Howatson

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

Third edition

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199548545
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739422
Dio'scūri (‘sons of Zeus’)

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In Greek myth, Castor and Polydeuces (Lat. Pollux). They were native to Sparta, where they were worshipped. In Homer and

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Subjects: Classical Literature

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