Metellus   - in ancient sources @

This is part of the index of names on the attalus website. The names occur either in lists of events (arranged by year, from the 4th to the 1st century B.C.) or in translations of sources. There are many other sources available in translation online - for a fuller but less precise search, Search Ancient Texts.
On each line there is a link to the page where the name can be found.

  Metellus   (L. Caecilius Metellus) - Roman consul, 251 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Caecilius
251/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, C. Furius C.f. Pacilus
251/13 Metellus is told by a soothsayer to sacrifice his daughter to ensure
250/6 L.Caecilius defeats the Carthaginian army under Hasdrubal at Panormu
250/20 L.Caecilius celebrates a triumph, in which he displays elephants capt
247/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius L.f. Metellus (II), N. Fabius M.f. Buteo
243/18 L.Metellus becomes pontifex maximus.
242/2 Metellus, the pontifex maximus, prevents Postumius from going to Sici
241/41 including the temple of Vesta, but L.Metellus rescues the Palladium.
224/15 tion of new consuls, which is supervised by the dictator L.Metellus.
221/33 L.Metellus officiates at the dedication of a temple to Ops.
221/34 The death of L.Metellus, the pontifex maximus.
    Within translations:
FastCap_p56 [251] & L. Caecilius L.f. C.n. Metellus , C. Furius C.f.
FastCap_p58 ctator: L. Caecilius L.f. C.n. Metellus , magister equitum
FastTr_p100 aecilius L.f. C.n. Metellus, proconsul, & over the Carthag
Hieron:Chron_1765 and forced the consul Metellus to flee [or "they trappe

  Metellus 2   (Q. Caecilius Metellus) - Roman consul, 206 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
221/35 Q.Metellus delivers a funeral oration in praise of his father.
206/_ Consuls: Q. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, L. Veturius L.f. Philo
206/24 oet Naevius quarrels with the consul Metellus, and is put in prison.
205/20 Q.Caecilius Metellus is appointed dictator to hold the consular elect
185/6 Q.Metellus meets the magistrates of the Achaean League at Argos.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_57 ies; as was also Quintus Metellus, who, in the second Puni
Cic:Brut_77 nius, C. Varro, Q. Maximus, Q. Metellus, P. Lentulus, and
FastCap_p62 aecilius L.f. L.n. Metellus - in order to hold elections
Hieron:Chron_1816 by a group of nobles led by Metellus. 145th OLYMPIAD

  Metellus 3   (L. Caecilius Metellus) - tribune of the plebs, 214 B.C.
214/30 The tribune L.Metellus unsuccessfully attempts to bring the censors

  Metellus 5   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus) - Roman consul, 143 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
148/18 Metellus defeats Andriscus.
148/22 Metellus captures Andriscus; end of the rebellion in Macedonia.
147/12 Metellus suppresses a minor revolt led by Alexander, another pretende
146/16 Metellus defeats the Achaeans at Scarpheia; Critolaus is killed.
146/17 Metellus defeats the Arcadians in Phocis.
146/22 The Achaeans reject Metellus' terms for peace.
146/26 Mummius arrives in Greece and takes over the command from Metellus.
146/36 The triumph of Metellus, who brings back some statues by Lysippus fro
145/28 Metellus Macedonicus fails to be elected consul, for the second time.
144/11 Metellus constructs temples to Jupiter and Juno within the portico
144/12 Q.Metellus is elected consul at the third attempt.
143/_ Ap. Claudius C.f. Pulcher, Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Macedonicus
143/7 Metellus subdues the Arevaci.
143/12 Metellus besieges Contrebia.
141/1 Pompeius succeeds Metellus as Roman commander.
137/12 ompeius is brought to trial by Q.Metellus and others, but acquitted.
136/3 Furius takes his oppponents Metellus and Pompeius as legates to Spain
131/3 Q.Metellus and Q.Pompeius are elected censors; this is the first time
131/4 Q.Metellus seeks to encourage child-rearing.
131/5 bune C.Atinius Labeo attacks Q.Metellus, and threatens to throw him
130/5a The censors Q.Pompeius and Q.Metellus complete the census.
129/18 Aemilianus; his political foe Metellus acknowledges his greatness.
115/4 The death of Metellus Macedonicus, who is regarded as an example
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_81 plishments. But Q. Metellus whose four sons attained the
Cic:Brut_212 their great grandfathers, Q. Metellus, who had four sons
FastCap_p70 lcher , Q. Caecilius Q.f. L.n. Metellus Macedonicus [142]
FastCap_p72 ensors: Q. Caecilius Q.f. L.n. Metellus Macedonicus , Q.
Festus:Brev.7 ilippus, Paulus Perseus, Metellus Pseudo-Philippus, by who
Plut:Mor_201 ETELLUS. Caecilius Metellus designing to reduce a strong

  Metellus 6   (L. Caecilius Metellus Calvus) - Roman consul, 142 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
142/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Calvus, Q. Fabius Q.f. Maximus
    Within translations:
FastCap_p70 [142] & L. Caecilius Q.f. L.n. Metellus Calvus , Q. Fabius
Just_38.8 rius Mummius, and Lucius Metellus, who had come to inspect

  Metellus 7   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Balearicus) - Roman consul, 123 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
123/_ Consuls: Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus, T. Quinctius T.f. Flamininus
123/5 Q.Metellus conquers the Balearic islands.
121/21 The triumph of Metellus Balearicus.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_259 int-consul with Q. Metellus [123 B.C.]: he was supposed
FastTr_p106 aecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus Balearicus, proconsul, & over

  Metellus 8   (L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus) - Roman consul, 117 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Caecilius
117/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus, Q. Mucius Q.f. Scaevola
    Within translations:
Cassiod:Chr_639 these consuls, the censors L. Metellus and Cn. Domitius
CIL_1.584 the consulship of Lucius Caecilius son of Quintus, and
CIL_1.661 Text Milestone of Caecilius Metellus, 117 B.C. Found

  Metellus 9   (M. Caecilius Metellus) - Roman consul, 115 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
115/_ Consuls: M. Aemilius M.f. Scaurus, M. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus
    Within translations:
Cassiod:Chr_639 Sextiae, in Gaul. [639] & M. Metellus and M. Scaurus.
FastTr_p106 aecilius Q.f. Q.n. Mete[llus, pro]consul, & from Sardinia,
Festus:Brev.4 red by consulars. Metellus conquered Sardinia and Corsica

  Metellus 10   (C. Caecilius Metellus Caprarius) - Roman consul, 113 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Caecilius
133/19 Scipio insults C.Metellus, who is serving under him at Numantia.
129/37a essalian League to send grain to Rome, at the request of Q.Metellus.
113/_ Consuls: C. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Caprarius, Cn. Papirius C.f. Carb
111/5 and C.Metellus celebrate triumphs on the same day, from Sardinia
    Within translations:
CIL_6.1273 3.73 ) C. Caecilius Metellus C. Caecilius M
CIL_1.2504 of Gnaeus Papirius and Gaius Caecilius. The Greek tr

  Metellus 13   (L. Caecilius Metellus Dalmaticus) - Roman consul, 119 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
119/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, L. Aurelius Cotta
119/7 Cotta and Metellus defeat the Segestani.
118/4 L.Metellus defeats the Dalmatians.
117/3 The triumph of Metellus Delmaticus.
117/11 The temple of Castor and Pollux is restored by Metellus Delmaticus.
115/9 The censors Metellus and Domitius review the senate.
88/6 Sulla marries Metella, daughter of L.Metellus.
    Within translations:
FastTr_p106 aecilius L.f. Q.n. Metellus Delmaticus, proconsul, & over

  Metellus 14   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Numidicus) - Roman consul, 109 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
129/34 ncluding Aeschines, Cleitomachus, Mentor, Metrodorus and Q.Metellus.
109/_ Consuls: Q. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, M. Junius D.f. Silanus
109/4 Metellus recruits extra soldiers, and laws which hinder the preparati
109/5 Metellus restores the temple of Magna Mater.
109/6 Metellus arrives in Africa, and restores discipline in the Roman army
109/12 Metellus defeats Jugurtha near the river Muthul.
109/15 Metellus unsuccessfully besieges Zama.
109/17 Metellus returns to winter quarters.
108/3 stand for the consulship, but does not get the support of Metellus.
108/4 Vaga revolts from the Romans, but is recaptured by Metellus.
108/5 Metellus is forced to condemn Turpilius for his conduct during the
108/7 Metellus defeats Jugurtha in another battle.
108/10 Metellus captures Thala.
107/3 General remarks on Metellus' successes in the war against Jugurtha.
106/4 Metellus is accused of extortion, but is acquitted.
106/8 The triumph of Metellus Numidicus.
102/25 The censor Metellus Numidicus is attacked by armed supporters of Satu
102/26 Metellus refuses to accept L.Equitius as the "son" of Ti.Gracchus.
102/27 Metellus punishes P.Furius.
102/28 Rome, and his brother-in-law Metellus refuses to speak in his defence
100/7 Metellus Numidicus refuses to take an oath to abide by Saturninus'
99/1 cks the return from exile of Metellus Numidicus, despite the pleas
99/1 xile of Metellus Numidicus, despite the pleas of Metellus' son Pius.
98/3 5.3'6, part of a letter from Metellus in exile to Cn. and L.Domitius.
98/4 Metellus Numidicus is recalled from exile, with the help of the tribu
92/10 Caecilia, the wife of Metellus, has a dream about her husband's new
92/11 Metellus Numidicus replies to the insults of the tribune C.Manlius.
92/12 Metellus openly disapproves when his sister's husband dishonestly avo
92/13 The death of Metellus Numidicus; according to some, he was poisoned
80/21 Q.Calidius, who had helped Metellus' father in exile, as a candidat
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_135 advocate. [135] & As to Q. Metellus Numidicus, and his
CIL_6.40942 3.16 ) Q. Caecilius Metellus Numidicus Q. C
Diod_34.38 rank amongst the magistrates, Metellus paid no attention
Diod_36.16 two years the subject of Metellus' banishment was debated
Exsuper_1 the proconsul L.Metellus led an army to Numidia against
Exsuper_2 virtue. [2] When Metellus made him the soldiers' quaesto
Exsuper_5 down the achievements of Metellus and stressing his own
Exsuper_7 Marius as consul. Metellus was deprived of his province,
FastCap_p72 aecilius L.f. Q.n. Metellus (who was later called Numidicu
FastTr_p107 aecilius L.f. Q.n. Metel]lus Numidicus, [proconsul, & over
Festus:Brev.4 worn down by the consul Metellus and captured by Marius,
Schol:Bob_174 Rome] by Gracchus, and Q.Metellus Numidicus, who had gone

  Metellus 16   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Nepos) - Roman consul, 98 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Caecilius
98/_ Consuls: Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Nepos, T. Didius T.f.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_206 people to pronounce; as for Q. Metellus (?) son of [...],
CIL_1.681 sulship of Quintus Caecilius son of Quintus, grandso
FastCap_p74 [98] & Q. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus Nepos , T. Didius

  Metellus 19   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius) - Roman consul, 80 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Pius
99/1 xile of Metellus Numidicus, despite the pleas of Metellus' son Pius.
90/34 Metellus Pius is elected praetor in preference to more senior candida
89/44 Q.Metellus, as praetor, enrols the poet Archias as a Roman citizen.
88/11 Q.Metellus defeats and kills Poppaedius in Apulia; the end of the Soc
88/33 Metellus captures Venusia.
87/23 Metellus fails to agree peace terms with the Samnites.
87/53 Metellus stays away from Rome and goes into voluntary exile.
84/21 C.Fabius drives a rebel army, led by Metellus Pius, out of Africa.
83/6 Metellus joins Sulla.
82/4 Sulla sends Pompeius to join Metellus in northern Italy.
82/5 Metellus defeats Carinas by the river Aesis.
82/25 failed night attack on Metellus at Faventia.
80/_ L. Cornelius L.f. Sulla Felix (II), Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Pius
80/21 Metellus supports Q.Calidius, who had helped Metellus' father in exil
80/23 The harmonious consulship of Sulla and Metellus.
79/10 Metellus takes over as Roman commander in Spain, but his general L.Th
78/17 Aquinus, a general of Metellus, attacks the town of Langobriga, but
77/19 Sertorius wears down Metellus by using guerrilla tactics.
77/31 to share the command with Metellus in the war against Sertorius;
77/37 rought to trial and convicted, despite his friendship with Metellus.
76/12 Metellus defeats L.Hirtuleius at Italica.
76/31 Metellus receives pay and provisions from Gaul.
75/7 Metellus defeats and kills Hirtuleius at Segovia.
75/16 rius defeats Pompeius, but is then defeated by Metellus at Segontia.
75/22 Metellus offers a reward for the assassination of Sertorius.
75/23 Metellus celebrates his victory over Sertorius and withdraws to Gaul.
74/20 attacks the combined forces of Metellus and Pompeius at Calagurris.
74/28 Metellus retires to winter quarters in Further Spain, where he offend
72/37 Metellus rewards Q.Fabius of Saguntum with Roman citizenship.
72/42 Metellus imposes taxes on the Spanish towns.
71/30 Metellus celebrates a triumph and discharges his soldiers, even thoug
63/11 comments on the character of Metellus Pius, the pontifex maximus.
    Within translations:
CIL_1.893 of Lucius Sulla and Quintus Metellus. CIL_1 .2388 L
Diod_36.16 nt, and surnamed the son Pius, on account of the singular
Diod_37.2 bout the same time Metellus captured the important city
Diod_38.2 rivate man." [2] & Metellus, with the army that he
Exsuper_54 enemy of the state, and Metellus and Pompeius were sent
FastCap_p76 II , Q. Caecilius Q.f. L.n. Metellus Pius [79] & P. Ser
Festus:Brev.5 ought under sway through Metellus and Pompeius on the occa
GranLic_19 oys of the senate to beg Metellus, whose camp was situated
GranLic_20 asked by the envoys of Metellus to decide about the alle
GranLic_23 into his own camp. Metellus led his army against Cinna,
GranLic_24 defeated but not killed, when Metellus .... .... &# Sulla
Plut:Mor_202 luck: the friendship of Metellus Pius, and that he had
Sall:Hist_2.59 [2.70M] & &   Metellus withdrew into Further Spain
Sall:Hist_2.82 ear supplied the army of Metellus with pay and provisions,

  Metellus 20   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Celer) - Roman consul, 60 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Metelli
75/43 Metellus Celer earns his surname by his promptness in staging funeral
67/43a Metellus Celer convicts C.Sergius Silus on a charge of attempting to
63/28 Metellus Celer is allocated the province of Gaul, in place of Cicero.
63/47 nlius' revolt to the senate; Q.Metellus and others are sent out to
63/48 rees to stay at the house of Metellus, in order to free himself from
63/64 Q.Metellus and others arrest Catilina's agents throughout Italy.
62/4 Cic:Fam_5.1-2, letters between Cicero and Metellus Celer.
62/37 Metellus Celer meets some Indian traders in Gaul.
61/17 mpeius supports Afranius and Metellus in the election of consuls for
61/29 Metellus Celer prevents the re-introduction of the Ludi Compitalicii.
60/_ Consuls: Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Celer, L. Afranius A.f.
60/7 The tribune Flavius imprisons the consul Metellus Celer.
60/10 Metellus Celer blocks further attempts to transfer Clodius to the Ple
59/27 Metellus Celer dies suddenly, as he is setting out for his province.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_247 & As to the two Metelli (Celer and Nepos) these also
FastCap_p76 [60] & Q. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus Celer , L. Afraniu

  Metellus 21   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Nepos) - Roman consul, 57 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
68/24 Metellus Nepos and Curio agree to drop legal proceedings, after threa
64/4 Lollius and Metellus capture Damascus.
63/34 Cato and Metellus Nepos are elected to be tribunes for the following
63/79 The tribune Metellus Nepos attempts to prevent Cicero from making a
62/2 Metellus Nepos renews his criticism of Cicero, but the senate protect
62/9 Metellus Nepos unsuccessfully proposes to summon Pompeius back to Rom
62/11 Cato dissuades the senate from retaliating against Metellus Nepos.
62/20 Metellus Nepos leaves Rome and goes to join Pompeius.
60/19 Metellus Nepos passes a law to abolish import duties.
57/_ Cornelius P.f. Lentulus Spinther, Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Nepos
57/2 letters from Cicero at Dyrrachium to Atticus and to Metellus Nepos.
57/6 attempts to prosecute Clodius, but is obstructed by Metellus Nepos.
56/54 Cic:Fam_5.3, a letter from Metellus Nepos to Cicero.
55/27 Metellus Nepos is unable to suppress a rebellion led by the Vaccaei.
50/62a Metellus Nepos names Carrinas as his sole heir.
    Within translations:
Cassiod:Chr_697 [697] &   P. Lentulus and Q. Metellus. & In the year of
FastCap_p76 nther , Q. Caecilius P.f. Q.n. Metellus Nepos [56] & Cn.
Joseph:AJ_14.29 found that Lollius and Metellus had newly taken the city
Joseph:BJ_01.127 had been lately taken by Metellus and Lollius, and caused
Plut:Mor_204 home within doors ? & Metellus Nepos told him he had
Schol:Bob_125 when P.Lentulus Spinther and Q.Metellus Nepos were consuls

  Metellus 22   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio) - Roman consul, 52 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Scipio
52/_ Pompeius Cn.f. Magnus (III), Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Pius Scipio
52/8 Metellus Scipio denounces Milo in the senate.
52/19 Pompeius marries Cornelia, the daughter of Metellus Scipio.
52/36 protects his father-in-law, Metellus Scipio, from charges of bribery
52/47 Metellus Scipio is chosen to be Pompeius' colleague as consul, for
52/65 Metellus Scipio annuls Clodius' law, which had curtailed the powers
52/67 Gemellus invites Metellus Scipio and the tribunes to an orgy.
49/69 Aristobulus, is executed by Scipio, but his brothers are protected
48/16 Scipio maltreats the inhabitants of Syria and Asia, as he prepares
48/23 Scipio arrives in Macedonia and fights against Cassius and Longinus,
48/48 Cato and Scipio go to Africa with the remains of Pompeius' army.
47/35 Scipio is chosen to be overall commander of the Pompeian army in Afri
46/8 Caesar avoids battle with Scipio until reinforcements arrive.
46/11 Scipio kills some of Caesar's soldiers, who had been captured at sea.
46/12 Labienus insists that Scipio should reward a brave soldier.
46/14 Inconclusive skirmishes between Caesar and Scipio, near Uzitta.
46/23 Caesar decisively defeats Scipio and Juba at Thapsus.
46/28 Metellus Scipio is the first to serve foie gras at Rome.
46/29 Scipio commits suicide when his ship is about to be captured near Hip
    Within translations:
ChronPasc_461 Julius Caesar fought against Scipio and the high priest
Cic:Brut_212 great genius: and the Scipio you have mentioned, who
Cic:Fam_12.2 several days at the villa of Metellus. But, I ask you,
Joseph:AJ_14.125 pulchre. [125] But Scipio, upon Pompeius's sending to him
Joseph:AJ_14.140 brother was beheaded by Scipio, and desired that he would
Joseph:AJ_14.142 than he deserved from Scipio, as being seized in commit
Joseph:AJ_14.185 Africa to fight against Scipio and Cato, when Hyrcanus
Joseph:BJ_01.185 der also was beheaded by Scipio at Antioch, and that by
Joseph:BJ_01.195 to have complained of Scipio's barbarity towards his
Plut:Mor_206 conquered. & After Scipio was worsted in Africa and fled,
Schol:Bob_169 & { T.Annius Milo, Q.Metellus Scipio } and Hypsaeus

  Metellus 23   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Creticus) - Roman consul, 69 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
74/32 The praetor Q.Metellus refuses to allow the pimp Vecilius to inherit
69/_ Consuls: Q. Hortensius L.f. Hortalus, Q. Caecilius C.f. Metellus
69/7 The consul Metellus is sent to lead the war against the Cretans.
69/13 Metellus defeats Lasthenes and Panares, and besieges Cydonia.
68/9 Metellus captures Cydonia and Cnossus.
67/16 Metellus captures Lappa and Eleuthera, and ruthlessly subjugates the
67/17 us, Nasennius, and Flaccus serve under Metellus in Crete and Greece.
67/25 surrender to Pompeius, but Metellus asserts his authority over the
67/46 47f, the inscription on the base of a statue of Q.Metellus at Argos.
66/3a Metellus organises Crete as a Roman province.
62/16 Q.Metellus celebrates a triumph over the Cretans, and is given the
    Within translations:
Cassiod:Chr_685 of its guards. [685] &   Q. Metellus and Q. Hortensius.
FastTr_p108 aecilius C.f. Q.n. Metellus Creticus, proconsul, & from
Festus:Brev.7 rovince by the proconsul Metellus, who was called "Creticu
Hieron:Chron_1949 of the Cretan war, from which Metellus was given the name
Joseph:AJ_14.4 Hortensius and Quintus Metellus, who was called Metellus
Sall:Hist_2.42 hey accompanied Q. Metellus (later called Creticus), who
Schol:Bob_96 ful] conclusion. Q.Metellus undertook the administration

  Metellus 24   (L. Caecilius Metellus) - Roman consul, 68 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
71/48 the Sicilians ask for him to be replaced immediately by L.Metellus.
70/1 Metellus overturns many of Verres' decisions, soon after arriving in
70/16 L.Metellus attacks Pyrganion and other pirates, and forces them to
68/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius C.f. Metellus, Q. Marcius Q.f. Rex
68/3 The consul Metellus dies soon after taking office; his successor also

  Metellus 27   (L. Caecilius Metellus) - tribune of the plebs, 49 B.C.
49/31 public treasury, despite the opposition of the tribune L.Metellus.
    Within translations:
Plut:Mor_206 of the treasury: when Metellus, who had the charge of

  Metellus 29   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Creticus) - Roman consul, 7 A.D.
FastCap_p86 onsuls: Q. Caecilius Q.f. M.n. Metellus Creticus Silanus

  Metellus 31   (Q. Caecilius Metellus Celer) - tribune of the plebs, 90 B.C.
Cic:Brut_305 him I may add Q. Metellus Celer, who, though certainly

Metellussee Denter2

  ← Search for another name

This page Andrew Smith, 2016   :   Attalus' home page