Julia Berenice I
Queen Julia Berenice I

Julia Berenice I – The star-crossed romance between the Jewish Queen and the Roman Emperor

Queen Julia Berenice I of Chalcis and Cilicia was one of the most remarkable queens of the Herodian Dynasty. She ruled Chalcis alongside her brother, King Herod Agrippa II. Yet, her greatest legacy was her infamous romance with Emperor Titus. She was almost made the Empress of Rome. However, their romance was met with opposition. [read more]