Ennius Biography and Poems
Ennius Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Ennius, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Ennius, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Quintus Ennius (c. 239 BC – c. 169 BC) was a writer during the period of the Roman Republic, and is often considered the father of Roman poetry. He was of Calabrian descent. Although only fragments of his works survive, his influence in Latin literature was significant, particularly in his use of Greek literary models.
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