Constellations Spirits

The Greeks referred to the constellations as katasterismoi. Of these, twelve whose rising intersected the sun's at dawn were known as the zodiakos (zodiac) or zodiakos kyrklos (translated as "circle of little animals").

The constellations, described and depicted in Greek mythology, were heroes and beasts who received a place in the heavens in memorial of their deeds as determined by the gods.

The constellations, regarded as semi-divine spirits, who were living concious entities who made their journey across the heavens were identified as follows:

Constellations Spirit(s)

 Gemini  The Dioscuri
   
   
   

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