Biography of Julianus Flavius Claudius Julian


Julian, Julianus Flavius Claudius. Surnamed "The Apostate," a nephew of the Emperor Constantine the Great. Was born in Constantinople, AD 331. Was Emperor of Rome from AD 361 to 363. He was one of the best emperors of the later period, but he is chiefly remembered by his unwise and necessarily unsuccessful attempt to restore the effete and dethroned paganism of Rome.