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Castor and Pollux (The Dioscuri) - The People of Bithynia vs. Pollux

The People of Bithynia vs. Pollux

Case Description: Complainants (The People of Bithynia) accuse Defendant (Pollux) of unnecessary roughness. When the Dioscuri were on the Quest for the Golden Fleece with Jason and the Argonauts, they stopped by the land of Bithynia. Amycus, king of the Bithynians, challenged the Argonauts to a boxing match, so Pollux stepped up and punched Amycus so hard he died.

Case Status: Case dismissed. Hey, Amycus asked for it.

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