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Licinia Eudoxia III


Aelia Eudocia (422-after 462): name of an Roman empress, wife of Valentinian III.

Relatives

Life

  • 422: Birth
  • 423: Galla Placidia and her young son Valentinian III arrive in Constantinople; Eudoxia engaged to Valentinian; death of Honorius, usurpation of Johannes; Theodosius II recognizes the young Valentinian as emperor in the west
  • 437: Valentinian marries Eudoxia
  • 439: Made Augusta
  • 450: Makes sure that pope Leo I intervenes in the monophysite controversy
  • 451: Council of Chalcedon; monophysitism condemned
  • 455: Valentinian III killed in Rome
  • Petronius Maximus usurpes the throne and proposes to Eudoxia III
  • Petronius is not recognized by the eastern emperor Marcianus, and killed by his soldiers
  • Rome sacked by the Vandals; Eudoxia and her daughters captured and taken to Africa
  • The Vandal king Geiseric marries Eudoxia to his son Hunneric
  • 462: Sent to Constantinople
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