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Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus (c. 200 BC or before 178 BC – after 136 BC) 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 142 BC, where he fought, without success, against Viriathus, then he became a Proconsul of Cisalpine Gaul in 141 BC, and in 140 BC—139 BC he was a Legate. In 140 BC—139 BC Calvus participated in an Embassy to some Eastern states.[1]

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

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