Marcus Caecilius Metellus (consul 115 BC)

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, his brother Gaius Caecilius Metellus Caprarius also received a triumph for his victories in Thrace.[1]

See also


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

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "Metellus (9)". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 2. p. 1058.

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
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