n.1.A writer of fragments; as, the fragmentist of Wolfenbüttel.
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Victorinus seems to have combined the account of Irenaeus and of one of these other authors (either Papias, Clement, or the fragmentist, or perhaps someone else).
13) I have accepted the translation of principia as `beginnings', rather than `elements', because the fragmentist goes on to speak of John's `order' and because a concern for how the evangelists began their books is also evident in his account of Luke (ita et a nativitate Iohannis incepit dicere).
This anthology of modern Italian poetry contains both the English translation and original text, with the 38 entries representing symbolists, free-verse satirists, hermetic poets, new lyricists, feminists, fragmentists, avant-gardists and neo-realists.