- Quin·tus [kwin-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs/, 239–169? b.c., Roman poet.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for ennius
There is no doubt that the line is from Ennius; it is also quoted as his in Festus, p. 355.The Religious Experience of the Roman People
W. Warde Fowler
And Ennius is quite right, if only he and I were agreed upon the meaning of "benefit."De Officiis
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Cicero mentions that Ennius applied the epithet sanctus to poets.
He has more of the stamp of Lucilius than of his immediate successor Ennius.
Ennius had, indeed, rather to create than to revive the taste for tragedy.
- Quintus (ˈkwɪntəs). 239–169 bc, Roman epic poet and dramatist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012