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The Elyssian Fields, the Underworld paradise of heroes in which Polydeuces and Castor spent half the year. Scene from Wrath of the Gods.

Polydeuces (pol-i-DOO-seez or pol-i-DYOO-seez). Brother of Castor, together the Dioscuri or Hero Twins; better known by his Roman name Pollux. Polydeuces was considered godly enough to be admitted to the divine court on Mount Olympus, while his brother was sent to Hades as a mere mortal. But Polydeuces could not bear eternal separation, so the gods allowed the twins to remain together forever, spending half the year in the Underworld and the other half on Olympus.