An Emperor for the Legion  
Cover artist Romas
Series Videssos Cycle
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date 1987
Preceded by The Misplaced Legion
Followed by The Legion of Videssos
An Emperor for the Legion (Del Rey, 1987) is the second volume of the original Videssos Cycle by Harry Turtledove.

It deals with the civil war caused by the death of the Avtokrator Mavrikios Gavras and the usurping of the Videssian throne by Ortaias Sphrantzes.

An Emperor for the Legion and its immediate predecessor, The Misplaced Legion, were reprinted in a single volume in 2013.