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Headword: *ka/stwr
Adler number: kappa,469
Translated headword: Castor, Kastor
Vetting Status: high
of Rhodes[1], or, as some [say], Galatia; others erroneously say he was from Massilia; an orator who was nicknamed "philo-Roman". He married the daughter of Deiotarus the senator, who killed him together with his wife, because he had slandered him to Caesar.[2] He wrote Description of Babylon and of the Rulers of the Sea (2 books); Errors in Chronology, and On Epicheiremes (5 books); On Persuasion (2 books); On the Nile; Art of Rhetoric; and other works.
On statues of Castor and Pollux see under Dioscuri.[3]
Greek Original:
*ka/stwr, *(ro/dios, h)\ w(/s tines *gala/ths, w(s de\ a)/lloi e)planh/qhsan *massaliw/ths: r(h/twr o(\s e)klh/qh *filorw/maios. gh/mas de\ ou(=tos *dhi+ota/rou tou= sugklhtikou= qugate/ra a)nh|re/qh u(p' au)tou= a(/ma th=| gameth=|, dio/ti au)to\n *kai/sari die/balen. e)/graye de\ *)anagrafh\n *babulw=nos kai\ tw=n qalassokrathsa/ntwn e)n bibli/ois b#, *xronika\ a)gnoh/mata, kai\ *peri\ e)pixeirhma/twn e)n bibli/ois e#, *peri\ peiqou=s b#, *peri\ tou= *nei/lou, te/xnhn r(htorikh/n: kai\ e(/tera. zh/tei peri\ a)galma/twn *ka/storos kai\ *poludeu/kous e)n tw=| *dio/skouroi.
[1] RE Kastor(8); OCD4 Castor of Rhodes; FGrH 250. The main paragraph of the present entry has already appeared, out of alphabetical order, as kappa 402.
[2] The historian has been conflated with the Galatian ruler Castor, on whom see Strabo 12.5.3; Cicero, Pro Rege Deiotaro. (On Deiotarus himself see OCD4 s.v.)
[3] delta 1209.
Keywords: art history; biography; chronology; ethics; geography; historiography; mythology; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 16 May 2003@18:33:02.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added alternate headword.) on 16 May 2003@18:42:20.
William Hutton (Set status.) on 16 May 2003@18:43:45.
William Hutton (Cosmetics) on 16 May 2003@23:06:13.
David Whitehead (modified note; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 18 May 2003@05:29:43.
David Whitehead on 29 January 2013@10:02:20.
David Whitehead (updated 2 refs) on 4 August 2014@05:54:33.


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