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Julian (Laitin: Flavius Claudius Iulianus Augustus, Greek: Φλάβιος Κλαύδιος Ἰουλιανὸς Αὔγουστος;[1] 331/332[2]  – 26 Juin 363), an aa kent as Julian the Apostate, wis Roman Emperor frae 361 tae 363, as well as a notable filosofer an author in Greek.[3]

63rd Emperor o the Roman Empire
Portrait o Emperor Julian on a bronze coin frae Antioch mintit in 360–363
Ring Caesar: 6 November 355 – February 360.
Augustus: February 360 – 3 November 361.
Sole Augustus: 3 November 361 – 26 June 363
Predecessor Constantius II, cousin
Successor Jovian, general present at the time o his daith
Born 331 or 332
Dee'd 26 Juin 363 (aged 31 or 32)
Maranga, Mesopotamie
Buirial Tarsus
Issue None kent
Full name
Flavius Claudius Julianus (from birth to accession);
Flavius Claudius Julianus Caesar (as Caesar);
Flavius Claudius Julianus Augustus (as Augustus)
Dynasty Constantinian dynasty
Faither Julius Constantius
Mither Basilina


  1. In Clessical Laitin, Julian's name would be inscribed as FLAVIVS CLAVDIVS IVLIANVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. Tougher, 12, citing Bouffartigue: L'Empereur Julien et la culture de son temps p. 30 for the argument for 331; A.H. Jones, J.R. Martindale, and J. Morris "Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, Vol. I" p.447 (Iulianus 29) argues for May or June 332.
  3. Grant, Michael (1980). Greek and Latin authors, 800 B.C.-A.D. 1000, Part 1000. H. W. Wilson Co. p. 240. ISBN 0-8242-0640-1. JULIAN THE APOSTATE (Flavins Claudius Julianus), Roman emperor and Greek writer, was born at Constantinople in ad 332 and died in 363.