Eudoxia yo͞odŏk´sēə [key], d. 404, Roman empress of the East (395–404), daughter of a Frankish general and wife of Arcadius . She had a great influence upon her weak husband. She helped bring about the downfall of Eutropius , to whose intrigues she owed her marriage, and the exile of St. John Chrysostom , who had criticized her.

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