Marcus Caecilius Metellus (consul)

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For other people named Marcus Caecilius Metellus, see Marcus Caecilius Metellus (praetor).

Marcus Caecilius Metellus was one of the four sons of Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus.

He was Moneyer in 127 BC, Praetor in 118 BC, Consul in 115 BC and from 114 BC to 111 BC Proconsul of Corsica and Sardinia. He was sent to Sardinia to suppress an insurrection on the island, which he succeeded in doing and obtained a Triumph in consequence in Quintilis (July) 113 BC. The same day Triumphed also his brother Gaius Caecilius Metellus Caprarius for his victories in Thrace.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Veil. Pat. i. 11, ii. 8; Eutrop. iv. 25.

Further reading[edit]

  • Manuel Dejante Pinto de Magalhães Arnao Metello and João Carlos Metello de Nápoles, "Metellos de Portugal, Brasil e Roma", Torres Novas, 1998

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 

Political offices
Preceded by
Quintus Fabius Maximus Eburnus and Gaius Licinius Geta
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Aemilius Scaurus
115 BC
Succeeded by
Manius Acilius Balbus and Gaius Porcius Cato