Flavius Claudius Julianu (Julian the Philosopher)

Flavius Claudius Julianu (Julian the Philosopher)
Birth 331
Death 363

Roman emperor, lover of antiquity and follower of Mithraism. At the very start of his rule (only two years in) he issued a decree on religious tolerance, rehabilitating all forms of paganism and Christian ‘heresy’ and even promising the Jews to rebuild the Temple of Jerusalem. For transgressing in the eyes of the ‘true faith’, Christian historians nicknamed him ‘Julian the Apostate’.

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