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(Εὐγένιος; Eugénios).

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[1] Flavius Eugenius Roman usurper, rhetor and emperor, about AD 400

Roman usurper in AD 392-394. He was a Christian, a teacher of grammar and rhetoric in Rome and he became magister scrinii for Valentinian II around 392 (Zos. 4,54,1). On 22 August 392 he was elevated to the position of emperor by Arbogast (Socr. 5,25; Sozom. H…

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Portmann, Werner (Berlin), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Frank, Karl Suso (Freiburg) and Smolak, Kurt (Vienna), “Eugenius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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