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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Scott’s amiability, generosity, and modesty made him popular with his contemporaries. Lane Williams rated it it was amazing Scoyt 05, You Are a Badass Every Day.

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What happiness were that, my son, to see all these borne along with one impulse, and to behold Him hhermetica is unmoved moving in all that moves, and Him who is hidden made manifest through his works! Included here are the libelli of sxott Corpus Hermeticum, the Asclepiusthe Hermetic excerpts in the Anthologium of Stobaeus, and other fragments. Love for Imperfect Things. Stay in Touch Sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. Central themes of many of Scott’s novels are about conflicts between opposing cultures.


Kheir rated it really liked it Oct 31, He was the first novelist to portray peasant characters sympathetically and realistically, and was equally just to merchants, soldiers, and even kings. Dana Smith rated it did not like it Jan 31, 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.

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The Hermetica is intricate and full of surprises! Mead hoped, as he mentioned at the beginning of Thrice Greatest Hermesto “render Meadoriginally published as Vol. Notes on the Corpus Hermeticum. He did distinguished work as a classical scholar, but the amount of it was limited by his precarious health.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His novels about Scottish history deal with clashes between the new English culture and the old Scottish. The Significance of the Hermetic Writings The Corpus Hermeticum landed like a well-aimed bomb amid the philosophical systems of late medieval Europe.


Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sep 28, Steve rated it really liked it. The Waverley Novels express his belief in the need for wslter progress that does not reject the traditions of the past.

Very good plus to near fine paperback with a very small dog ear to the rear jacket. The fifteen tractates of the Corpus Hermeticumalong with the Perfect Sermon or Asclepiusare the foundation documents of the Hermetic tradition. The Monkey Wapter the Messenger. 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.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Ships with Tracking Number! The Corpus Hermeticum landed like a well-aimed bomb amid the philosophical systems of late medieval Europe.