E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The Chaucer or father of Roman poets. (B.C. 239169.)
The English Ennius. Layamon, who wrote a translation in Saxon of Waces Brute.
The French Ennius. Guillaume di Lorris (123565), author of the Romance of the Rose, called the Iliad of France. Sometimes Jehan de Meung (12601320), who wrote the continuation of the same romance, is so called.
The Spanish Ennius. Juan de Mena, born at Cordova. (141256.)