HyperDic: julian_the_apostate

English > 1 sense of the expression Julian the Apostate:
NOUNperson Julian the Apostate, Julian, Flavius Claudius JulianusRoman Emperor and nephew of Constantine
English > Julian the Apostate: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningRoman 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).
SynonymsJulian, Flavius Claudius Julianus
Instance ofRoman Emperor, Emperor of RomeSovereign of the Roman Empire

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