A sister of Clodius (q. v.) the tribune, and a woman of the most abandoned character. She
married Q. Metellus Celer, and was suspected of having poisoned him. She is supposed to have
been the Lesbia to whom Catullus wrote so many of his love poems. (See Catullus
, and on the identity, the ingenious conjecture of Dr. A.
Gudeman, on Cicero
, 29, in the Amer. Jour. of Philol.
The younger sister of the preceding, and equally infamous in character. She married
Lucullus, but was repudiated by him for her scandalous conduct.