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.