Quintus Mucius Scaevola (consul)

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This article is about a Roman consul in 174 BC. For other men with this name, see Quintus Mucius Scaevola (disambiguation).

Quintus Mucius Scaevola (/ˈsvələ, ˈsɛvə-/; fl. early 2nd century BC) was a politician of the Roman Republic, believed to be the son of his namesake who was praetor in 215 BC. He was made praetor in 179 BC, and became governor of Sicily. In 174 BC, he was made consul, and in 171 BC, tribune. In this latter position, he accompanied his brother-in-law Publius Licinius Crassus on campaign against Perseus of Macedonia.

His son was Quintus Mucius Scaevola Augur (c. 159 – 88 BC), much younger than his cousins.

Preceded by
Publius Mucius Scaevola and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Spurius Postumius Albinus Paullulus
174 BC
Succeeded by
Lucius Postumius Albinus and Marcus Popillius Laenas