21. P. Cornelius
Lentulus Marcellinus, was a son of No. 16, and brother of No. 17 (Cic. Brut. 36
), who must have been adopted by some one of the Cornelii Lentuli, though we know not by whom. (See Orell. Onom. Tull.
He is mentioned by Cicero (l.c.
) as an orator of considerable merit, and figures as one of the lieutenants of Pompey in the war against the pirates, B. C. 67. (Appian, App. Mith. 95
It appears that he married a Cornelia, of the family of the Scipios. (Orell. l.c.