4. M. Porcius
Cato, elder son of Cato Licinianus. [No. 2.] Like his grandfather, the Censor, He was a vehement orator, and left behind him many written speeches . In B. C. 118, he was consul with Q. Marcius Rex, and in the sam year died in Africa, whither he had proceeded probably for the purpose of arranging the differences between the heirs of Micipsa in Numidia. (Gel. 13.19
; Liv. Epit.