Ennius annalium fragmenta 139-140

Reference basis text: O. Skutsch, 1985

Editing of the digital edition: P. Mastandrea, S. Arrigoni, 2014

Data insertion and check: S. Arrigoni

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139

Et densis aquila pennis obnixa uolabat

140

Vento quem perhibent Graium genus aera lingua

139

pennis

primis Prob. Verg. ecl. 6, 31 (p. 341) cod. Vaticanus 2930

147-148 V.² = 152-153 Fl.

Prob. Verg. ecl. 6, 31 (p. 341): pro aere uenti hic extrinsecus accipiuntur: ad quod argumentum collegimus Ennii exemplum de annalium tertio "et densis aquila pennis obnixa uolabat uento, quem perhibent Graium genus aera lingua".

Cf. Cic. leg. 1, 4-5: nec dubito quin iidem et cum Egeria conlocutum Numam et ab aquila Tarquinio apicem inpositum putent.