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Cyllaros, The Horse of Castor. (Horse No. 19)

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Title: Cyllaros, The Horse of Castor. (Horse No. 19)
Description: Cabell's collection tag reads:

Cyllaros, The Horse of Castor.
A gift from Colonel Henry Esmond of Castlewood-in-Virginia.
--"Colonel Edmond of Virginia," in Let Me Lie.                19

According to Brewer's A Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (a copy of which Cabell owned), Ovid identifies Cyllaros as Castor's horse, while Virgil writes that Cyllaros belonged to Pollux.

Citation:
“Cyllaros, The Horse of Castor. (Horse No. 19),” VCU Libraries Gallery, accessed August 8, 2022, https://gallery.library.vcu.edu/items/show/79822.