the "Dioscuri", two heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Their figures were probably painted or sculptured on the prow of the ship which Luke refers to ( Acts 28:11 ). They were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors. They appeared in the heavens as the constellation Gemini.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Castor and Pollux". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".