Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica quotes

All is well with the commander!
According to Seneca's Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, On Despising Death, Scipio's last words before he committed suicide as his ship fell in the hands of enemy. In latin, "Imperator se bene habet".

About Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica

Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, in modern scholarship often as Metellus Scipio, was a Roman consul and military commander in the Late Republic. During the civil war between Julius Caesar and the senatorial faction led by Pompeius Magnus ("Pompey the Great"), he remained a staunch optimate. He led troops against Caesar's forces,...
c. 100/98 BC
46 BC

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