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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Clarence Webb rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Sign In Register Help Cart. Though influenced by the Greek philosophical tradition, the Hermetic tradition is not simply a derivative of Platonic “ideas”; nor should its visionary and experiential focus be lumped into the term “magic” as commonly understood.

Stay in Touch Sign up. The Corpus Hermeticum landed like a well-aimed walteer amid the philosophical systems of late medieval Europe.

Hermetica – Vol IV: Com rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Please try again later. The book is concerned with the classical texts preserved in the papyri found at the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneumand contains, besides the catalogue proper, a number of edited papyrus texts with commentary, including works of Philodemus.

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He believed every human was basically decent regardless of class, religion, politics, or ancestry. Scott’s work shows the influence of the 18th century enlightenment. Though missing some important sections and passages due to damages to the original manuscripts, the book still conveys the essential Divine laws and principles of the Kemtic civilization. Robert rated it liked it Feb 25, Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Ferguson, came out some years later.

The treatises divide up into several groups. The Wisdom of Yoga.

Hermetica, Vol. 1

There is admittedly one problem with Mead’s translation: The Perfect Sermon or Asclepiuswhich is also included here, reached the Renaissance by a different route.

For the Lord manifests himself ungrudgingly through all the universe; and you can behold God’s image with your eyes, and lay hold on it with your hands. Tantra of the Yoga Sutras. In Praise of Disobedience. To ask other readers questions about Hermetica, Vol. The original Greek version was lost, although quotations survive in several ancient sources.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Way of Qigong. The book includes detailed descriptions of the divine teachings of the Egyptian God of writing, magic, and wisdom, Tahuti Toth aka Hermes Trismegistustogether with Latin and Greek versions of the text. It is said that these teachings are records of private, intimate talks between a hermetjca and one or two of his disciples.

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He was one of the leaders scottt the movement for the establishment of the women’s college, and as dean of the faculty of arts encouraged the teaching of modern literature, history and philosophy, and the inauguration of university extension lectures. Wendy Newton and Alan Finger.

Scott, Sir Walter Whitefish: Brian Mccall rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels. Find Rare Books Book Value. Tolerance is a major theme in his historical works. The treatises we now call the Corpus Hermeticum were collected into a single volume in Byzantine times, and a copy of this volume survived to come into the hands of Lorenzo de Medici’s agents in the fifteenth century.

Seen from a late twentieth century sensibility, walteg result verges on unintentional self-parody in places: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

Hermetica: Volume Two

You Are a Badass Every Day. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. This page was last edited on 11 Acottat