|Emperor o the Eastren Roman Empire|
A marble bust o Valens, or possibly Honorius.
28 Mairch 364 – 17 November 375 (emperor o the east, wi his brither Valentinian I in the wast; |
17 November 375 – 9 August 378 (emperor in the east, wi his nephews Gratian an Valentinian II as emperors o the wast)
|Predecessor||Valentinian I (alane, whole empire)|
Cibalae, near Sirmium, recent toun o Vinkovci in Croatie
9 August 378 (aged 50)|
|Faither||Gratian the Elder|
Valens (Laitin: Flavius Julius Valens Augustus; 328 – 9 August 378) wis the Eastren Roman Emperor frae 364 tae 378. He wis given the eastren hauf o the empire bi his brither Valentinian I efter the latter's accession tae the throne. Valens, sometimes kent as the Last True Roman, wis defeatit an killed in the Battle o Adrianople, which marked the beginnin o the collapse o the decayin Wastren Roman Empire.