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Castor and Pollux, the Diskouri
Kyle and Lane Carlson
Twin children of Leda, Castor was the mortal son of Tyndareus and Pollux the immortal son of Zeus, who raped Leda in the guise of a swan. Castor met his death at the end of a spear after being ambushed in a tree. Pollux held his dying brother and begged Zeus for the chance to share his immortality. The two live on as the brightest stars in the Gemini constellation.
Hestia, goddess of the hearth and home
Hestia was the oldest of the six original gods, children of the titans Rhea and Cronus. She gave up her seat as one of the twelve Olympians for Dionysus, god of wine and revelry. Her domain encircles architecture, fire, and cooking. She is the embodiment of the home.
Persephone, goddess of vegetation
Persephone, also known as Kore, is the daughter of the agriculture goddess Demeter. While picking flowers in a field one day, she was kidnapped by Haides, the lord of the dead. After eating the jewel-fruited pomegranate, Persephone doomed herself to spending half a year in the Underworld as queen of the dead.
Aphrodite, goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality
Aphrodite was born from sea foam, rising out of the ocean on a scallop shell. She was wed to Hephaestus, deemed ugliest of the gods, as all the vying for her hand caused turmoil on Olympus. The hand mirror came to be one of her more prevalent symbols; it’s representation ♀ now most commonly notates the female gender.