Quintus Metellus Celer    (the Social Set of Catullus)
Husband of Clodia.
Governor of Cisalpine Gaul in 62 B.C. The provincial capital was Verona, and Catullus probably met Clodia while she was there with Metellus.
Consul in 60 B.C.
Died in 59 B.C. Rumour that he was poisoned by Clodia.
Hortensius also dabbled in poetry:
Poem 68QVOD mihi fortuna casuque oppressus acerbo
Poem 83LESBIA mi praesente uiro mala plurima dicit