Marcellus in Roman Biography

Mar-cel'lus, (Caius Claudius,) a Roman consul, who married Octavia, the sister of Octavius Caesar. He became consul in 50 B.C., before which he had attached himself to the party of Pompey. While in this office he made a motion in the senate to deprive Caesar of his command, but did not succeed. He remained in Italy during the civil war, and shared the clemency of Caesar after the victory of the latter. Died about 40 B.C.

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