Tag: Berenice

Madeleine de Scudéry’s Femmes Illustres – Berenice of Cilicia

Berenice of Cilicia, also known as Julia Berenice, was a member of the Herodian Dynasty and appointed Queen of Judaea under the Roman Empire. During the First Jewish-Roman War, she became the lover of the future emperor Titus Flavius Vespasianus, and she supported her lover’s father Vespasian greatly, both financially and politically, during his campaign. […]