EUGENE Flavio( Roman Emperor)
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Eugene, Flavius - Roman emperor in 392-394 years. + 394 g.
Eugene was first taught grammar and Roman literature, and then, after leaving school, entered military service as a courtier and became the king's secretary. Dear over the other for his eloquence, he could not stand his happiness, but, bowing to his side captain Arbogast, a man with a ferocious and cruel nature, decided to seize the supreme power. After the little emperor Valentinian II was murdered by order of Arbogast, Eugenia proclaimed emperor (Socrates: 6, 25). Some historians argue that Eugene was a pagan (Philostorgy: II; 2). In any case, the emperor granted almost complete freedom of action is a powerful Roman senator Flayianu, although he was clearly an adherent of paganism. Flavian restored cults not only Roman, but the foreign gods, and Eugene returned, the Roman pagans all the property of temples, which were selected by their previous emperors (Fedorova: 95).
. . Welfare Eugene entirely dependent on how the react to overturn the eastern emperor Theodosius
. After the death of Valentinian, Theodosius honorably received ambassadors Eugene, but gave them an ambiguous and uncertain response. Without clearly the world, he began to collect troops and 394 g. invaded the Western Empire. Eugene Arbogast and waiting for him in Gaul, in the foothills of the Alps, the river Frigidy. On the first day of battle warriors Eugene pushed detachments barbarians, who were a great many in the army Feodosia. But the next day, when the battle resumed, Theodosius won by a landslide. They write that Eugene, begging for mercy, rushed to the feet of Theodosius, but then, in his eyes, was beheaded by soldiers (Socrates: 6, 25).