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- For the biological genus, see Category:Basiliscus (lizard).
English: Flavius Basiliscus (d. 476/477) was an Eastern Roman Emperor of the House of Leo, who ruled briefly (9 January 475–August 476), when Emperor Zeno had been forced out of Constantinople by a revolt. Basiliscus was the brother of Empress Aelia Verina, the wife of Emperor Leo I (457–474).
- His full name is known only through the Fasti consulares; elsewhere, he is known simply as Basiliscus (Martindale).
Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Emperor from 475 to 476
|Date of birth||5th century (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
|Date of death||476|
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