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Eugenius, 22 August 392 - 6 September 394 A.D.
Eugenius was the puppet emperor of the barbarian general Arbogastes. Placed on the throne by the barbarian lord, Eugenius was not accepted as co-emperor by Theodosius I. Theodosius marched into Italy. Eugenius was defeated and executed.
|In 394, after he defeated Eugenius and Arbogast in the Battle of the Frigidus, Theodosius I extinguished the sacred fire tended by the Vestal Virgins in Rome. The Temple of Vesta remained reasonably intact until the Renaissance. However, in 1549 the building was completely demolished and its marble reused in churches and papal palaces. The section standing today was reconstructed in the 1930s during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini.|