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 (vā′lənz, -lĕnz′) ad 328?-378.
Emperor of Rome in the East (364-378) who ruled in conjunction with his brother Valentinian I in the West. He died in a battle against the Goths.


(Biography) ?328–378 ad, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire (364–378); appointed by his elder brother Valentinian I, emperor of the Western Empire


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Flavius, A.D. c328–378, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 364–378.
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