Person:Eudocia Athenais (1)

Aelia Eudocia Augusta _____
b.Abt 401 Athens, Greece
  1. Aelia Eudocia Augusta _____Abt 401 - 460
m. Jun 421
  1. Licinia Eudoxia422 - 462
Facts and Events
Name Aelia Eudocia Augusta _____
Gender Female
Birth[1] Abt 401 Athens, Greece
Marriage Jun 421 to Eastern Roman Emperor Theodosius II _____
Death? 20 Oct 460 Jerusalem, Palestine
Reference Number? Q229307?

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Aelia Eudocia Augusta (Late Greek: Αιλία Ευδοκία Αυγούστα; 401–460 AD), also called Saint Eudocia, was a Greek Eastern Roman Empress by marriage to Byzantine emperor Theodosius II (r. 408–450), and a prominent historical figure in understanding the rise of Christianity. Eudocia lived in a world where Greek paganism and Christianity existed side-by-side with both pagans and non-Orthodox Christians being persecuted. Although Eudocia's work has been mostly ignored by modern scholars, her poetry and literary work are great examples of how her Christian faith and Greek heritage/upbringing were intertwined, exemplifying a legacy that the Roman Empire left behind on the Christian world.

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