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En·ni·us

 (ĕn′ē-əs), Quintus 239-169 bc.
Roman poet. His works, including plays, annals, and satires, greatly influenced later authors but survive today only in fragments.

Ennius

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(Biography) Quintus (ˈkwɪntəs). 239–169 bc, Roman epic poet and dramatist
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The Annals of Quintus Ennius and the Italic Tradition.
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