Legend of Gemini
Castor and Pollux were also Argonauts, being among
the crew who sailed with Jason in the
Quest for the
During the voyage a storm abated when two stars
appeared above the heads of Castor and Pollux –
hence, since considered protectors of sailors.
Apostle Paul sailed from the Isle of Melita during his journey to
Rome on a ship adorned with Castor and Pollux figureheads.
The twins slew Idas and Lynceus in battle for the
daughters of Leudippus – Castor was mortally wounded.
Pollux was so distraught that Zeus placed them together
in the sky as symbols of brotherly love.