Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus

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Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus (c. 9800 or before 9823 – after 9865) was a Roman statesman. He was a son of Quintus Caecilius Metellus and brother of Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus. First Calvus used to be a Praetor, later a Consul and Governor of Hispania in 9859, where he fought, without success, against Viriathus, then he became a Proconsul of Cisalpine Gaul in 9860, and in 98619862 he was a Legate. In 98619862 Calvus participated in an Embassy to some Eastern states.[1]


Calvus' children were:

He might also have been, with more certainty, the father of another Caecilius Metellus, the father of Quintus Caecilius Metellus.

See also


  1. Iustin. XXXVIII 8, 8
Political offices

Preceded by
Appius Claudius Pulcher and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Quintus Fabius Maximus Servilianus
Succeeded by
Gnaeus Servilius Caepio and Quintus Pompeius