Gemini

Gemini

Gemini Zodiac Sign

Gemini

Gemini Zodiac Sign

Gemini is the sign of the twins, and the third sign of the Zodiac representing those born between May 20 and June 20.

Gemini in Mythology

The twins were Castor and Polydeuces (Pollux). Together, they were known as the Dioscuri. Their sisters were Helen and Clytemnestra. They were the sons of Leda and Zeus and Tyndareus. Castor and Pollux were half-brothers. Leda was married to King Tyndareus of Sparta. At this time, she was also seduced by Zeus, so the father's of both children were uncertain. The Discouri were inseperable and grew closer with age. 

The Constellation of Gemini

Castor was a famous horsetamer and Pollux, a superb boxer. When Castor was killed during a battle, Pollux was inconsolable and gave up his own life to be with his brother. Zeus rewarded their love by placing their images among the stars, where they shine side by side. Two lines of stars makes up this constellation, and two bright stars at the top of each line represent Castor and Pollux's heads.

Gemini in Astrology

According to Astrology Gemini is an air sign and Gemini people are energetic, clever, imaginative and adaptable.

See Also: Virgo, Libra, Cancer, Leo

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