Eudocia the Empress

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Saint Eudocia the Empress, Aelia Eudocia Augusta, (c. 401-460) was the wife of Theodosius II the younger, and a prominent 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 were still coming together. 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 upbringing were intertwined, exemplifying a legacy that the Byzantine Empire left behind on the Christian world. She is commemorated August 13.

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