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    Christina Pham Lea Clarkson Humanities DC - Block 1 8 October 2015 Greek Mythology Both, Castor and Pollux were seen as great horsemen, however Castor was most noted with this quality. Pollux, in addition to being a great horsemen, was a known as a renowned fighter and boxer. In addition to each other, they had siblings: Helen of Troy, who was the war fought over, and Clytemnestra, who was involved in the electra complex. The parent(s) is Leda and Tyndareus, who were the king and queen of Sparta Castor and Pollux, also called Dioscuri which mean Sons of Zeus, were twin brothers of the mother Leda of Sparta, while the father is not fully agreed upon. The speculation of the father is between Tyndareus, who is the husband of Leda where they are…

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    The Gods Castor and Pollux have an ongoing rivalry with Apollo, since they want to go against him for misguiding Electra, they decide to punish the siblings. Electra is punished by being forced to marry Pylades and return to Phokis, while Orestes must wander around for twenty years while being chased by the furies, then can be judged by Athena to see if he is innocent. In Heracles, Hera was seeking revenge against Zeus and did so in a way to ruin Heracles’ life. She killed all of his family. By…

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    lovely human, Leda, attracts the powerful god, Zeus. After Leda refuses his suit, Zeus seduces her as a swan. As a result, Leda lays four eggs, and four children hatch; female twins Helen and Clytemnestra and male twins Castor and Polydeuces. Exquisite Helen eventually marries King Menelaus of Greece. The married Helen meets Paris of Troy, falls in love and absconds with Paris to his homeland. The Trojan War is Menelaus’s endeavor recover his wife. Clytemnestra marries Agamemnon, who is…

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    According to mythology, Pollux was the divine son of Zeus. He was an immortal man with a mortal brother named Castor. When Castor was killed, Pollux pleaded with his father Zeus to let him share his immortality with his twin brother. Castor was, therefore, absorbed into Pollux, who selflessly reincarnated his brother. Together they formed the constellation Gemini. Pollux was, however, the brighter of the two. According to mythology, Styx is the name of a river that formed the boundaries between…

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    delayed reacting, sometimes by weeks, whereas something like a Habanero pepper is probably unknown for its wicked ways and is a fast acting irritant causing harm within seconds or minutes by ingestion. Of the 201 plants talked about in the book, the deadly category takes up seventeen percent and includes plants like curare which is most known for arrow poisonings, ordeal beans which were used to judge guilt in small tribes or at hearings, and the nightshades which range from death by a single…

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    Gemini constellation , i choose this constellation because I like the duality that's can have someone in the emotions , this represents the zodiac sign of the twins . This constellation represents the brothers Pollux and castor , their mother was Leda but they didn't have the same father , Pollux father was Zeus that makes him inmortal but castor father was Tyndarus which makes him mortal . Castor was a renound horseman and Pollux was famous by his strength , but in one adventure castor died so…

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    have chosen Gemini, because of its interesting shape and position in The Milky Way Galaxy. Gemini was one of the 48 constellations described by Ptolemy in the second century AD, amd it has been listed as one of the 88 modern constellations today. Gemini translates from Latin, literally meaning 'The Twins' because of its shape, which resembles two humans holding hands. The two brightest stars, representing the two 'heads' are named Castor and Pollux after the Greek mythological twins. The…

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    I have chosen the Twin zodiac, Gemini, as my favorite constellation. I believe this constellation shares a remarkable resemblance to myself. Being born in this same zodiac, my interests continue to climb. As mostly known, the Gemini is known for its affiliation and power over the element of air. Astronomically the actual stars of Gemini are coincidentally named Castor and Pollux. Apparently it is rare for mythology and astronomy to agree. Gemini significantly shows a well measure of yin and…

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    Ruben's Artwork Analysis

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    Castor and Pollux is the twin son of Zeus, Castor dipped his hand under the women’s leg, and Pollux is catching another women’s underarm, his leg touches the women’s body. In this painting, Pollux and the two women are all nude, but there is no tyrannical and resist. Rubens was using the dark tone to bring out Castor and Pollux’s heroically, and also show the two young women’s delicate. It is the perfect combination of power and beauty. This is a heroism picture, the artist though mold the…

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    What Is Nemesis Hateful

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    those who loved him. Nemesis led him to a pool, where he saw his reflection and fell in love with it. Unable to abandon his reflection, he died there.” (Nemesis 1). Nemesis and Tyche usually went hand and hand with their jobs. Tyche was the God of fortune. He gave people excessive favors, and Nemesis believed that no one should ever have too much good and their happiness was not too excessive. (Nemesis Goddess of Revenge 1) Nemesis had three children. Helen, Castor, and Pollux also known as…

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