Gaius Porcius Cato
Gaius Porcius Cato (2nd century BC), was son of Marcus Porcius Cato Licinianus. Gaius was consul 114 BC, obtained Macedonia as his province, and fought unsuccessfully against the Scordisci. He was accused of extortion in Macedonia, and was sentenced to pay a fine. He sought refuge at Tarraco in Spain, and became a citizen of that town. This Gaius Porcius Cato was the father of Gaius Porcius Cato (tribune).
This entry incorporates public domain text originally from:
- William Smith (ed.), A New Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, Mythology and Geography, 1851.
- See discussion of the trial and legal status of Cato by Gordon P. Kelly, A History of Exile in the Roman Republic (Cambridge University Press, 2006), p. 171.
Marcus Aemilius Scaurus and Marcus Caecilius Metellus
|Consul of the Roman Republic
with Manius Acilius Balbus
Gnaeus Papirius Carbo and Gaius Caecilius Metellus Caprarius