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Aelia Eudocia

401 - 460

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Aelia Eudocia Augusta (; Greek: Αιλία Ευδοκία Αυγούστα; c. 401 – 460 AD), also called Saint Eudocia, was an Eastern Roman empress by marriage to Emperor Theodosius II (r. 408–450), and a prominent Greek historical figure in understanding the rise of Christianity during the beginning of the Byzantine Empire. Eudocia lived in a world where Greek paganism and Christianity existed side by side with both pagans and non-orthodox Christians being persecuted. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aelia Eudocia has received more than 247,666 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Aelia Eudocia is the 746th most popular writer (up from 962nd in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from Greece (up from 224th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Greek Writer.

Aelia Eudocia was the wife of Emperor Theodosius II. She is most famous for being the mother of Emperor Valentinian III.

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  • 2.45

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Among writers, Aelia Eudocia ranks 746 out of 5,755Before her are Émile Verhaeren, Christa Wolf, Natalia Ginzburg, Nikolai Ostrovsky, Jamal Khashoggi, and Ann Radcliffe. After her are Joseph Murphy, Su Shi, Zosimus, Olga Tokarczuk, Solomon Northup, and Karl Harrer.

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Among people born in 401, Aelia Eudocia ranks 3Before her are Theodosius II and Leo I the Thracian. After her are Buddhaghosa, Emperor Ankō, Stobaeus, Mamertus, Barsanuphius, Hermias, Hilary of Arles, Nechtan Morbet, and Palladius. Among people deceased in 460, Aelia Eudocia ranks 1After her are Ardaric and Cunedda.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Aelia Eudocia ranks 189 out of 936Before her are Archidamus II (-450), Calchas (null), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Aenesidemus (-80), Exekias (-501), and Athenagoras of Athens (133). After her are Cecrops I (null), Agathias (536), Crates of Thebes (-365), Timon of Phlius (-320), Telamon (null), and Nearchus (-356).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Aelia Eudocia ranks 21Before her are Lysias (-445), Phaedrus (-20), Tyrtaeus (-700), Longus (110), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), and Periander (-700). After her are Agathias (536), Odysseas Elytis (1911), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), Bacchylides (-490), Philostratus (170), and Agathon (-448).