Greek - A name of Castor and Polydeuces as sons of a god'. In the Roman pantheon, as Castor and Pollux, they are sometimes identified with the Penates. They are said to have led the Roman cavalry at the Battle of Regillus and to appear as St Elmo's Fire to help sailors in distress. Some say they were originally mortals. Sometimes called Dioscuri, Dioscouri, Dioscouri, Dioskouroi, Dioskouroi, Hindu Aswins, Hindu Aswins, Roman Castores or Roman Castores.

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