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"Originally named Athenais, Eudocia was the daughter of Leontius, a teacher of rhetoric. She was born in Athens and probably followed her father in his career move to Alexandria, before returning to Athens, where Leontius was elected to the chair of rhetoric in 415 ce with the help and intervention of Olympiodorus of Thebes.... " - By Pavlos Avlamis