Berenice

BERENICE or BERNICE. Oldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I (Acts 12:1). Married to her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis. Suspected after his death of intimacy with her own brother, Agrippa II, with whom she visited Festus, on his appointment as procurator of Judaea, and heard Paul's defense (Acts 25:13; Acts 25:23; Acts 26:30). Next, she was married to Polemon, king of Cilicia; but left him for her brother. Subsequently, she was mistress of Vespasian, then of Titus, who, when emperor, cast her off.