Name: Polydeuces

Origin and Meaning of the Name Polydeuces

  • Meaning:
    Much sweet wine
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    (pol ee DYOOK ez)
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    In ancient Greek mythology Polydeuces (the Latinized form of Polydeukes) was the twin brother of Castor (the Latinized form of Kastor). Together Castor and Polydeuces (also called Pollux in Roman mythology) were known as the Dioskouroi. This means 'sons of Zeus', although some versions of their legend have Tyndareus as their father. Their mother was Leda and their sisters Helen and Clytemnestra.
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