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Encyclopedia > Berenice of Cilicia
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Berenice (b. 28 AD) was the daughter of King Herod Agrippa I of Judea. Like her brother, Agrippa II, she was a client queen, allowed to rule parts of the Roman empire in present-day Syria. She was married three times. First to Marcus, son of the Alabarch Alexander of Alexandria. On his early death, she was married to her father's brother, Herod of Chalcis, after whose death in 48 she lived for some years with her brother, Agrippa II. Her third husband was Polemon, king of Cilicia, but she soon deserted him, and returned to Agrippa, with whom she was living in 60 CE when Paul appeared before him at Caesarea (Acts xxv, 13). queen berenice of cilicia, mistress of emperor titus, national museum, naples, italy The copyright status of this vintage image is undetermined; it may still be copyrighted. ... Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century Decades: 20s BC 10s BC 0s BC 0s 10s - 20s - 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s Years: 23 24 25 26 27 - 28 - 29 30 31 32 33 Events King Daru of Baekje succeeded the throne of Baekje in Korean peninsula. ... This entry incorporates text from Eastons Bible Dictionary, 1897, with some modernisation. ... Agrippa II (AD 27 - 100), son of Agrippa I, and like him originally named Marcus Julius Agrippa. ... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Caesar Augustus), until its radical reformation in what was later to be known as the Byzantine Empire. ... The alabarch was the Greek title of an official who stood at the head of the Jewish population of Alexandria during the Hellenistic and early Roman periods. ... Antiquity and modernity stand cheek-by-jowl in Egypts chief Mediterranean seaport Located on the Mediterranean Sea coast, Alexandria (in Arabic, الإسكندرية, transliterated al-ʼIskandariyyah) is the chief seaport in Egypt, and that countrys second largest city, and the capital... For other uses, see number 48. ... Agrippa II (AD 27 - 100), son of Agrippa I, and like him originally named Marcus Julius Agrippa. ... Caesarea Palaestina, also called Caesarea Maritima, a town built by Herod the Great about 25 - 13 BC, lies on the sea-coast of Israel about halfway between Tel Aviv and Haifa, on the site of a place previously called Pyrgos Stratonos (Strato or Stratons Tower, in Latin Turris Stratonis). ...


During the devastation of Judaea by the Romans after the Great Jewish Revolt, she fascinated Titus Flavius, whom along with Agrippa she followed to Rome as his promised wife in 75. However, when Titus became emperor in 79, he was ordered by his father Vespasian to dismiss her to her own country; which he eventually, though reluctantly, did. Her influence had been exercised vainly on behalf of the Jews in 66, but the burning of her palace alienated her sympathies. It has been proposed below that Great Jewish Revolt be renamed and moved to First Jewish-Roman War. ... This is about the emperor of ancient Rome. ... Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century Decades: 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s - 70s - 80s 90s 100s 110s 120s Years: 70 71 72 73 74 - 75 - 76 77 78 79 80 Events Last known cuneiform inscription Accession of Han Zhangdi. ... AD79 Events June 23 - Titus succeeds his father Vespasian as Roman emperor. ... Emperor Vespasian Caesar Vespasianus Augustus (November 18, 9 – June 23, 79), originally known as Titus Flavius Vespasianus and best known as Vespasian, was the emperor of Rome from 69 to 79. ... For other uses, see number 66. ...


For her influence, see Juvenal, Satires, vi, and Tacitus, Histories ii. 2. She is also the subject of Bérénice, a tragedy by the French dramatist Jean Racine (1670), based on the story of her affair with the Roman emperor Titus Flavius and one by Pierre Corneille called Tite et Bérénice. Note: This article is about the Roman poet, who is the most famous person by this name. ... Gaius Cornelius Tacitus Publius or Gaius Cornelius Tacitus (ca. ... The Histories (Latin: Historiae) is a book by Tacitus, written c. ... Bérénice is a tragedy by the French 17th-century playwright Jean Racine. ... gszdgdegsd gdsffdfsd fdsf sdfdsf dfsd fd A tragedy may be defined loosely as any work of fiction in which the protagonist suffers a fall in his or her fortunes, and ends in a worse state than that in which they began. ... A dramatist is an author of dramatic compositions, usually plays. ... Jean Racine (December 22, 1639 – April 21, 1699) was a French dramatist, one of the big three of 17th century France (along with Molière and Corneille). ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Corneille (June 6, 1606–October 1, 1684) was a French tragedian tragedian who was one of the three great 17th Century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. ... Tite et Bérénice is a tragedy by the 17th-century French playwright Pierre Corneille. ...


 
 

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