Usurpation of Eugenius

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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Eugenius proclaimed himself emperor of the west after Valentinian's death but was never recognized by the eastern emperor Theodosius I, who finally had him killed.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Usurpation of Eugenius". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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