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Information about reign: Flavius Arcadius Augustus (Emperor Arcadius)

CountryEastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire)
From17 January 395
To1 May 408
Personal InformationEmperor Arcadius of the Eastern Roman Empire (377 - 408)
Description

Arcadius (Latin: Flavius Arcadius Augustus; Greek: Ἀρκάδιος) was Eastern Roman Emperor from 383 to 408 (between 383 and 385 he was junior ruler under his father, then sole ruler to his death).

He was the eldest son of Theodosius I and his first wife Aelia Flaccilla, and brother of the Western Emperor Honorius. A weak ruler, his reign was dominated by a series of powerful ministers and by his wife, Aelia Eudoxia.