364-392AD THEValentinianDYNASTY the Eastern AND Western HALFS OF THE EMPIRE Valentinian Iwas Roman emperor from 364 to 375. Upon becoming emperor he made his brother Valens his co-emperor, giving him rule of the eastern provinces while Valentinian retained the west.Valentinianic Dynasty of four emperors, ruled the Western Roman Empire from 364 to 392 and the Eastern Roman Empire from 364 to 378. The dynasty was related to the Theodosian dynasty by the marriage of Valentinian I's daughter. After the battle of Adrianopel, Gratian and Valentinian II appointed their brother-in-law Theodosius as new emperor in the east. He founded the Theodosian Dynasty.
VALENTINIAN I 364-375 AD
FLAVIVS VALENTINIAN AVGVSTVS BORN321 AD, CIBALAE,PANNONIA RULE 11 YEARS28 FEBUARY 364 AD – 17 NOVEMBER 375 AD Elected to replace Jovian by the armyDue to the successful nature of his reignand almost immediate decline of the empire
after his death, he is often considered the last great western emperor;
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VALENTINIAN I 364 -375 AD
BUSTS OF VALENTINAN I FROM MUSEUMS:,COPENHANGEN,
VALENS 364 - 378 AD
FLAVIVSIVLIVS VALENSAVGVSTVS BORN328 AD, CIBALAE, PANNONIA, RULE 14YEARS28 MARCH 365 A.D. – 9 AUGUST 378 A.D.
Appointed co-Augustus for the east by Valentinian I his brother Killed in Battle of Adrianople against the Goths a major Event in the Rome Empire back to the top
VALENS 364 - 375 AD
BUSTS OFVALENFROM MUSEUMS: ROME,
GRATIAN 375 AD - 383 AD
FLAVIVS GRATIANVS AVGVSTVS Born18 APRIL/MAY AD, CIBALAE, PANNONIA RULE 16YEARS4 AUGUST, 367 AD – 25 AUGUST, 383 AD Son of Valentinian I, appointed 'junior' Augustus by him in 367.
Became 'senior' augustus (for the west) after Valentinian's death Murdered by rebellious army faction back to the top
GRATIAN 375 - 383 AD
BUSTS OF GRATIAN FROM MUSEUMS: TRIER,
Magnus Maximus 383 AD - 388 AD (Non-dynasic West)
Flavius Clemens Magnus Maximus Augustus Born335Hispania RULE 5YEARS384 AD – 387 AD In 383 as commander of Britain, he usurped the throne against emperor Gratian; and through negotiation with emperor Theodosius I the following year he was made emperor in Britannia and Gaul – while Gratian's brother Valentinian II retained Italy, Pannonia, Hispania, and Africa. In 387 Maximus' ambitions led him to invade Italy, resulting in his defeat by Theodosius I at the Battle of the Save in 388. In the view of some historians his death marked the end of direct imperial presence in Northern Gaul and Britain Maximus surrendered in Aquileia, and although he pleaded for mercy was executed back to the top
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MAGNUS MAXIMUS 383 - 385 AD
BUSTS OF CONSTANTIUS II FROM MUSEUMS: ROME,BRITISH MUSEUM
VALENTINIANII 375 AD - 392 AD
FLAVIVS VALENTINIANVS INVICTVS AVGVSTVS BORN371 AD, MILAIN ITALIA RULE 17 YEARS17 NOVEMBER 375 AD – 15 MAY 392 AD The four-year-oldson of Valentinian I, proclaimed emperor by Pannonian army after Valentinian's death.
Accepted as co-Augustus for the west by Gratian Unclear; possibly murdered or committed suicideValentinian II was found hanged in his residence in Vienne. back to the top
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VALENTINIAN II 375 - 392 AD
BUSTS OF VALENTINIAN II FROM MUSEUMS: INSTANDBUL