An engraving depicts the death of Roman emperor Julian the Apostate at the hands of Persians.

Military Heritage March 2015

Emperor Julian “The Apostate”

By Kaveh Farrokh

“[W]hen Emperor Julian had received the wound [in Persia], he filled his hand with blood, flung it into the air and cried, Thou hast won, O Galilean,” wrote Theodoret of Cyrus. Read more