BEROE

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1. A Trojan woman, married to Doryclus, one of the companions of Aeneas. Iris assumed the appearance of Beroë when she persuaded the women to set fire to the ships of Aeneas on the coast of Sicily. (Virg. Aen. v. 620), &c.)

2. A daughter of Adonis and Aphrodite or Oceanus and Tethys. She was the eponym of the Phoenician town of Beirut. Poseidon competed with Dionysus for her hand in marriage. (Nonnus, Dionys. xli. 155.)

2. There are two other mythical personages of this name, concerning whom nothing of interest is related. (Hygin. Fab. 167; Virg. Georg. iv. 341.)