3. The daughter of L. Caecilius Metellus Calvus, consul in B. C. 142, and the brother of Metellus Numidicus, consul in 109, was married to L. Licinius Lucullus, praetor in 103, and was by him the mother of the celebrated Lucullus, the conqueror of Mithridates. Her moral character was in bad repute. (Plut. Luc. 1
; Cic. in Ver.
4.66; Aurel. Vict. de Vir. Ill.