(Flavius Iulius Valens )


Eastern Emperor embroiled in wars in Persia and with the Goths. Died fighting Visigoths at Adrianople.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Breaking the Frontier  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Goths Cross the Danube  in  Historical Tales: Roman  by  Charles Morris

Image Links

The meeting between Valens and the Gothic chief on the Danube
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages