Julian (emperor)

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
RingCaesar: 6 November 355 – February 360.
Augustus: February 360 – 3 November 361.
Sole Augustus: 3 November 361 – 26 June 363
PredecessorConstantius II, cousin
SuccessorJovian, general present at the time o his daith
Born331 or 332
Dee'd26 Juin 363 (aged 31 or 32)
Maranga, Mesopotamie
IssueNone kent
Full name
Flavius Claudius Julianus (from birth to accession);
Flavius Claudius Julianus Caesar (as Caesar);
Flavius Claudius Julianus Augustus (as Augustus)
DynastyConstantinian dynasty
FaitherJulius Constantius


  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.