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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature

Castor And Pollux


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Cas´tor and Pol´lux, in heathen mythology, the twin sons of Jupiter by Leda. They had the special province of assisting persons in danger of shipwreck; and hence their figures were often adopted for 'the sign,' from which a ship derived its name, as was the case with that 'ship of Alexandria' in which St. Paul sailed on his journey for Rome ().

 

 

 

 


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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Castor And Pollux'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/kbe/c/castor-and-pollux.html.

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