Lucius Caecilius Metellus Delmaticus

Lucius Caecilius Metellus Delmaticus (born c. 160 BC) was a son of Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus. He was a Consul in 119 BC, and then Pontifex Maximus.[1] He fought Saturninus, thus contributing to the return to Rome, in 99 BC, of his brother Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus. As Consul he defeated the Dalmatians, having for that deserved his cognomen and the Honours of the Triumph.

ChildrenEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Christian Laes; Chris Goodey; M. Lynn Rose (30 May 2013). Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies A Capite ad Calcem. BRILL. pp. 176–. ISBN 90-04-25125-1.
Political offices
Preceded by
Publius Manilius
Gaius Papirius Carbo
Roman consul
119 BC
With: Lucius Aurelius Cotta
Succeeded by
Marcus Porcius Cato
Quintus Marcius Rex