Examples from the Web for ennius
Cato was almost exactly contemporary with Ennius: and he had been the foremost representative of the reaction.The Oxford Book of Latin Verse|Various
It was probably through his position as a teacher of Greek that Ennius first became known to the leading men of Rome.
To him, as to Ennius, common sense and a just estimate of life were large ingredients in virtue.
This was first arrested by Ennius, who cast the literary language of Rome into forms which became permanent after his time.
Both of them imitated the old Greek comedy; and so did Ennius and Pacuvius before them.Discourses on Satire and on Epic Poetry|John Dryden