Friday, 14 February 2014


1 :- In Greek mythology, Boroe was an Oceanid Nymph of the city of Beruit in Phoinikia, daughter of  Oceanus and Tethys. According to other version she was described as daughter of Aphrodite and Adonis, and sister of Golgos. At the birth of Beroe, Hermes acted as the midwife and assisted in the delivery of Beroe then the Virgin Astraia (lady of justice) took the infant Beroe and fed her with the wise breast and told her words of law, feeding her honey and washing her with sacred water.

 Beroe wore no ornaments or make-up, and she was not vain and never examined herself in the mirror. Beroe was a mortal but often her beauty was compared to that of goddesses. She was wooed by both Dionysus and Poseidon, eventually marrying Poseidon.

2 :- In Greek mythology,Boroe was described as a Trojan woman, married to Doryclus, one of the companions of Aeneas. 

               Iris assumed the appearance of Beroe when she persuaded the women to set fire to the ships of Aeneas on the coast of Sicily.

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