- Fla·vi·us [fley-vee-uh s] /ˈfleɪ vi əs/, a.d. c328–378, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 364–378.
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At last they asked what was the name of him who should succeed to the Emperor Valens?The Phantom World
The course of the war was at first favourable to the Emperor Valens.Bulgaria
Constantine received the mention of Valens with indignation and contempt.
Valens was of a timid, and Valentinian of a choleric, disposition.
Valens had been badly punished for his imprudence and the Romans for their venality.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)
- ?328–378 ad, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire (364–378); appointed by his elder brother Valentinian I, emperor of the Western Empire