Romulus Augustulus

Romulus Augustulus
   Last western emperor (q.v.), who reigned from 475-476. He came to power after the overthrow of Julius Nepos (q.v.). His own overthrow by Odoacer (q.v.) in 476 long provided the traditional date for the end of the Roman Empire. In reality, the medieval Roman Empire (what modern scholars called Byzantium [q.v.]) survived in Italy (q.v.) until the Normans conquered Bari (qq.v.) in 1071. In the East, of course, Byzantium survived until 1453.

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