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Jul·ian(jo͞ol′yən) Originally Flavius Claudius Julianus. Known as "Julian the Apostate." ad 331?-363.
Emperor of Rome (361-363) who attempted to replace Christianity with paganism as the dominant religion.
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(Biography) known as Julian the Apostate; Latin name Flavius Claudius Julianus. 331–363 ad, Roman emperor (361–363), who attempted to revive paganism in the Roman empire while remaining tolerant to Christians and Jews
1. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Julius Caesar
2. (Historical Terms) denoting or relating to the Julian calendar
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(Flavius Claudius Julianus) ( “the Apostate” ) A.D. 331–363, Roman emperor 361–363.
of or pertaining to Julius Caesar.
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|Noun||1.||Julian - Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)|
|Adj.||1.||Julian - of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar; "the Julian calendar"|
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