Information about Emperor Valens of the Eastern Roman Empire

Emperor Valens of the Eastern Roman Empire (328 - 9 August 378)

Valens, fully Flavius Julius Valens Augustus (Latin: Flavivs Ivlivs Valens Avgvstvs), was Eastern Roman Emperor from 364 to 378. He was given the eastern half of the empire by his brother Valentinian I after the latter's accession to the throne. Valens, sometimes known as the Last True Roman, was defeated and killed in the Battle of Adrianople, which marked the beginning of the collapse of the decaying Western Roman Empire.

Emperor Valens of the Eastern Roman Empire reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Flavius Julius Valens Augustus (Emperor Valens) Flag of Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) 28 March 364 9 August 378
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