Flavius Claudius Julianus

Flavius Claudius Julianus

Male 332 - 363  (31 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Flavius Claudius Julianus  
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 331-332 
    Gender Male 
    Died 363 
    Person ID I523635  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2009 

    Father Flavius Iulius Constantius,   b. Abt 293,   d. 338  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Basilina,   d. 332 
    Family ID F268607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Flavia Helena,   d. 360 
    Last Modified 30 May 2007 
    Family ID F212827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Julien L'Apostat

      Roman Emperor (Caesar , November 355 to February 360; Augustus, February 360 to June 363), last of the Constantinian dynasty . Julian was a man of "unusually complex character": he was "the military commander, the theosophist, the social reformer, and the man of letters".
      Julian was the last non-Christian ruler of the Roman Empire and it was his desire to bring the empire back to its ancient Roman values in order to save it from "dissolution". He purged the top-heavy state bureaucracy and attempted to revive traditional Roman religious practices at the cost of Christianity . His rejection of Christianity in favour of Neo -Platonic paganism caused him to be called Julian the Apostate by the church, as Edward Gibbon wrote:
      " The triumph of the party which he deserted and opposed has fixed a stain of infamy on the name of Julian; and the unsuccessful apostate has been overwhelmed with a torrent of pious invectives, of which the signal was given by the sonorous trumpet of Gregory Nazianzen. " 363, after a reign of only 19 months as absolute ruler of the Roman Empire, Julian died in Persia during a campaign against the Sassanid Empire .

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