WHAT ARE THOSE STARS WHICH ARE CALLED THE DIOSCURI, THE TWINS, OR CASTOR AND POLLUX?
XENOPHANES says that those which appear as stars in
the tops of ships are little clouds shining by their peculiar motion. Metrodorus, that the eyes of frighted and
astonished people emit those lights which are called the
Plutarch. Plutarch's Morals. Translated from the Greek by several hands. Corrected and revised by. William W. Goodwin, PH. D. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. Cambridge. Press Of John Wilson and son. 1874. 3.
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