19. L. Octavius
, a legate of Pompey in the war against the pirates, B. C. 67, was sent by Pompey into Crete to receive the submission of the Cretan towns, and to supersede Q. Metellus Creticus in the command of the island. (D. C. 36.1
; Plut. Pomp. 29
.) For further details see METELLUS, No. 23, p. 1064.