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A teacher of rhetoric in Rome who was befriended by Arbogastes, a commander‐in‐chief of Frankish origin who was suspected of having murdered Valentinian II. Eugenius was proclaimed western emperor by Arbogastes in ad 392 but was defeated and killed by Theodosius the Great in ad 394.

Subjects: Archaeology — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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