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Aelia Eudoxia I


Aelia Eudocia (†404): name of an East-Roman empress, wife of Arcadius.

Relatives

  • Father: Bauto, a Frank
  • Husband: Arcadius
  • Children: Pulcheria, Theodosius II, Arcadia, Marina, Flacilla 

Life

  • 395, 27 April: Marries Arcadius
  • Opponent of Eutropius, Arcacius' powerful right-hand man, who is killed in 399.
  • 400, 9 January: Made Augusta
  • At first an adherent of John Chrysostom, who had made her empress
  • Later, she became his adversary; she may have played a role in the decision to have him exiled (Synod of the Oak)
  • 404, 6 October: Death after a miscarraige
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