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]

Children

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

Notes

  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
9859
Succeeded by
Gnaeus Servilius Caepio and Quintus Pompeius