Latin writings of religious or philosophic teachings ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, with Walter Scott’s extensive notes, commentary, and addenda. It is sai. First published in , this classic four-volume work contains various Greek and Latin writings of religious or philosophic teachings ascribed to Hermes. Walter Scott. — Hermetica, The ancient Greek and Latin writings which contain religious or philosophic teachings ascribed to HER-. MES TMRISMEGISTUS.

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Hermetica – Vol 1

His translation saw print inand was reprinted at least twenty-two times over the next century and a half. Just a moment while we sign svott in to your Goodreads account. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Love for Imperfect Things. Slavoj Zizek and V. The Anatomy of Loneliness. The Day After the Revolution. May 01, Pages Buy. Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West. In his novels Scott arranged the plots and characters so the reader enters into the lives of both great and ordinary people caught up in violent, dramatic Librarian Note: The Corpus Hermeticum landed like a well-aimed bomb amid the philosophical systems of late medieval Europe.


But if you have power to see with the eyes of the mind, then, hermetixa son, He will manifest himself to you. Another body hermetida literature attributed to Hermes Trismegistus was made up of astrological, alchemical and magical texts.

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In his novels Scott arranged the plots and characters so the reader enters into the lives of both great and ordinary people caught up in violent, dramatic changes in history. Sep 28, Steve rated it really liked it. His combination of profound and wide scholarship with idealism was a strong influence in university and teaching life.

The setting was in Egypt under the Roman Empire, among men who had received some instruction in Greek philosophy, and especially the Platonism of the period, but were not content with merely accepting and repeating the dogmas of the orthodox philosophic religion that would better satisfy their needs. Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 26, The Everard translation ofwhich is still in print, reflects the state of scholarship at the time it was made – which is only a criticism because a few things have been learned since then!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scott carried out the duties of this chair for about 10 years, but resigned due to continued ill-health in August Included here are the libelli of the Corpus Hermeticum, the Asclepiusthe Hermetic excerpts in the Anthologium of Stobaeus, and other fragments.

Notes on the Corpus Hermeticum.

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Caught in this tangle like so many writers of the time, Mead wanted to write in the grand style but apparently didn’t know how. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Advanced Book Search Browse by Hwrmetica. Lists with This Book. Shabazz Pizazz rated it it was amazing Jul 08, In these comments, Greer approaches the Hermetic tradition from a philosophical and Platonic perspective.

Hermetica, Vol. 1 by Walter Scott

Maxwell Purrington rated it it was amazing May 23, Fantastic introduction and some very poetic and inspired translations of the corpus but, over all, this is considered to be an unreliable translation. James Bean rated it it was waltee Nov 11, Looking for More Great Reads?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Waverley Novels express his belief in the need for social progress that does not reject the traditions of the past. The Myth of Sisyphus. The result, predictably, was that most hermrtica that waltre has effectively been blacklisted in academic circles ever since.

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