- Aelia Eudoxia was the wife of the Eastern Roman emperor Arcadius.
- Her father was a Frankish chieftain and Roman consul in 385, named Bauto.
- Her marriage on 27th April 395 to Arcadius to Eudoxia was arranged by Arcadius' corrupt minister, the eunuch Eutropius.
- She came to resent being dominated by Eutropius, and in 399 helped bring about his downfall.
- She was designated Augusta on 9th January 400, and dominated her ineffectual husband from then on.
- Although a devote Christian, she quarreled with John Chrysostom, patriarch of Constantinople, and in 404 had him exiled.
- On 6th October 404, she died from a miscarriage.
- Arcadius and Eudoxia had four daughters and a son, who became the emperor Theodosius II. One of the daughters, Pulcheria, was regent for Theodosius II for several years.