Information about reign: Flavius Iovianus Augustus (Emperor Jovian)
|Country||Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire)|
|From||27 June 363|
|To||17 February 364|
|Personal Information||Emperor Jovian of the Roman Empire (331 - 364)|
Jovian (Latin: Flavius Iovianus Augustus) was Roman Emperor from 363 to 364. Upon the death of emperor Julian the Apostate during his campaign against the Sassanid Empire, Jovian was hastily declared emperor by his soldiers. He sought peace with the Persians on humiliating terms and reestablished Christianity as the state church. His reign lasted only eight months.