Valerius Romulus

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History, Facts and Information about Valerius Romulus
The content of this article provides interesting history, facts and information about the Emperor Valerius Romulus who ruled the empire of Ancient Rome. Read about the life of Valerius Romulus who can be described or remembered as:

 "The Boy Emperor who came from a family of Emperors..."

Short Biography about the life of Valerius Romulus
Short Biography profile and facts about one of the most famous Romans of all, in the life of Valerius Romulus, Emperor of Rome and provinces of the Roman Empire.

  • Name commonly known as: Romulus
  • Latin Roman Name: Valerius Romulus
  • Reigned as Roman Emperor / Caesar: Ruled 306 -309
  • Dynasty / Historical Period: In 285 the Roman Empire was split in half by Diocletian - The Western Roman Empire and the other half became known as the Eastern Roman Empire or the Byzantine Empire.
  • Place and Date of Birth: c. 295
  • Family connections / Genealogy
    • Name of Father: Maxentius (usurper emperor)
    • Name of Mother: Valeria Maximilla who was the daughter of Emperor Galerius
    • Grandfather: Emperor Maximianus Herculius
  • Place and Date of Death: 309
  • For the names of the next Roman emperors in the East and the West of the Empire refer to the Timeline of Roman Emperors  

Interesting facts about the life of Valerius Romulus
Obtain a fast overview of the times of the Roman Emperor Valerius Romulus from the following facts and information about his life. Little is known about Valerius Romulus but he definitely served twice as consul with his father in 308 and in 309. However his father became sole consul in 310 and Valerius Romulus must have died during the previous year at the age of about 15 years old. The Roman titles conferred on Valerius Romulus were clarissimus puer meaning consul and nobilissimus vir meaning 'most noble man' which was detailed on the Roman coins bearing the image of Valerius Romulus. All coins with his likeness were made after his death. 

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