Quintus Ennius
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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Quintus Ennius 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.

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