Hero

Hero, a priestess of Venus at Sestos, in Thrace, beloved by Leander of Abydos, on the opposite shore, who swam the Hellespont every night to visit her, but was drowned one stormy evening, whereupon at sight of his dead body on the beach she threw herself into the sea.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hernia * Hero
Herkomer, Hubert
Hermandad, Santa
Hermann and Dorothea
Hermannstadt
Hermas
Hermes
Hermes Trismegistus
Hermi`one
Hermodeus
Hernia
Hero
Hero
Hero
Herod
Herodians
Herodotus
Herophilus
Herrera, Antonio
Herrera, Fernando de
Herrera, Francisco
Herrick, Robert

Nearby

Hero in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable