Berenice (disambiguation)


Berenice (disambiguation)

Berenice is a feminine name.Berenice may also refer to:

People

* Berenice I of Egypt, mother of Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy I of Egypt
* Berenice (Seleucid queen), daughter of Ptolemy II of Egypt and wife of Seleucid monarch Antiochus II Theos
* Berenice II of Egypt (267-221 BC), daughter of Magas of Cyrene, wife of Ptolemy III of Egypt and traditional namesake of the constellation "Coma Berenices"
* Berenice III of Egypt (120-80 BC), daughter of Ptolemy IX of Egypt, wife Ptolemy X of Egypt and Ptolemy XI of Egypt
* Berenice IV of Egypt (77-55 BC), daughter of Ptolemy XII of Egypt and elder sister of Cleopatra VII
* Berenice (daughter of Salome), sister of Herod the Great
* Berenice (daughter of Herod Agrippa I), or Julia Berenice, sister of Herod Agrippa II
* Berenice (daughter of Mariamne), granddaughter of Herod Agrippa I
* Saint Berenice, or Saint Veronica

Places

* Berenice, the ancient Egyptian name for Benghazi, Libya
* Berenice Troglodytica, now known as Medinet-el Haras, an ancient seaport of Egypt
* Berenice Panchrysos, an ancient port city of Egypt, near Sabae
* Berenice Epideires, near the mouth of the Red Sea, in modern-day Djibouti

Works of authorship

* "Bérénice", a tragic play by Jean Racine
* "Berenice" (short story), by Edgar Allan Poe
* "Berenice" (opera), by George Frideric Händel
* "Bérénice", an opera by Albéric Magnard

Other uses

* Berenice (rocket), a series of French experimental rockets
* Berenice (plant), a plant belonging to the Campanulaceae family
* Coma Berenices, constellation

ee also

* Bernice (disambiguation)


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