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Euphemia
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[1] E. Aelia Marciana Wife of the emperor Anthemius, AD 467 elevated to Augusta

Only daughter of the emperor Marcianus, married Anthemius [2] in c. AD 453 who was later emperor in the west and had four sons and a daughter with him. In 467 she was elevated to Augusta. Her fate after the execution of her husband in 472 is unknown.

Bibliography

PLRE 2, 423f. No. 6.

P. Grierson, M. Mays, Catalogue of La…

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Euphemia”, 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 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e405510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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