Hēro, ūs, f., = Ἡρώ. A priestess of Aphrodite, in Sestos, beloved by Leander of Abydos, who repeatedly swam to her across the Hellespont, but at length was drowned, Ov. H. 18 and 19; id. Am. 2, 16, 31.
— Deriv.: Hērōus, a, um,
adj., of or belonging to Hero: turres, Luc. 9, 955.
— One of the Danaides, Hyg. Fab. 170.
— A daughter of Priam, Hyg. Fab. 90.