2. Daughter of Valentinian 11. and of Eudoxia, daughter of Theodosius II., and consequently grand-daughter of the subject of the precediug article.
She was carried captive to Carthage by Genseric, king of the Vandals, when he sacked Rome (A. D. 455), together with her mother and her younger sister Placidia. Genseric married Eudocia (A. D. 456), not to one of his younger sons, Gento, as Idatius says, but to his eldest son Hunneric (who succeeded his father, A. D. 477, as king of the Vandals); and sent Eudoxia and Placidia to Constantinople.
After living sixteen years with Hunneric, and bearing him a son, Hulderic, who also afterwards became king of the Vandals, Eudocia, on the ground of dislike to the Arianism of her husband, secretly left him, and went to Jerusalem, where she soon after died (A. D. 472), having bequeathed all she had to the Church of the Resurrection, and was buried in the sepulchre of her grandmother, the empress Eudocia. (Evagrius, Hist. Eccles.
2.7; Marcellinus, Chronicon;
Nicephorus Callisti, Hist. Eccles,
15.11; Procopius, de Bello Vandalico,
1.5; Theophanes, Chronographia,
A. M. 5947 and 5964, Alex. era; Zonaras, Annales,
vol. iii. p. 40, ed. Basil, 1557; Tillemont, Hist. des Emp.