Valentinian I


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Val·en·tin·ian I

 (văl′ən-tĭn′ē-ən, -tĭn′yən) ad 321-375.
Emperor of Rome in the West (364-375) who ruled jointly with his brother Valens in the East. He led numerous military campaigns in Africa and Europe.
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Valentinian I

(ˌvælənˈtɪnɪən) or

Valentinianus I

n
(Biography) 321–375 ad, emperor of the Western Roman Empire (364–375); appointed his brother Valens to rule the Eastern Empire
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