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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Paperbackpages. 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 covers topics which also occur in the Corpus Hermeticum, but touches on several other issues as well – among them magical processes hermetlca the manufacture of gods and a long and gloomy prophecy of the decline of Hermetic wisdom and the end of the world. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Hermetica, Vol. 1

The Myth of Sisyphus. 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. While scktt was a common approach in past generations, it fails to fully apprehend the experiential Gnostic impetus within Hermeticism. Preview — Hermetica, Vol.

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It is said that these teachings are records of private, intimate talks between a teacher and one or two of his disciples. Dana Hermeticw rated it did not like it Jan 31, May 01, Pages Buy.

I am finally seeing the interconnection between Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity. SOme light crease and bends to cover. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Com rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West. Notes on the Corpus Hermeticum. Looking for More Great Reads?

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For the Lord manifests himself ungrudgingly through all yermetica universe; and you can behold God’s image with your eyes, and hdrmetica hold on it with your hands. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Ivanhoe is about war between Normans and Saxons.

Hermetica – Vol 1 by Scott, Sir Walter

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I Think, Therefore I Draw. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Though influenced by the Greek philosophical tradition, the Hermetic tradition is not her,etica a derivative of Platonic “ideas”; nor should its visionary and experiential focus be lumped into the term “magic” as commonly understood.

Start Where You Are. There are references to what I believe to the vedas as well as early books of the Bible. Moderate foxing of watler edge, less of other edges; spine tanning. In Praise of Disobedience. Central themes of many of Scott’s novels are about conflicts between opposing cultures.

Caught in this tangle like so many writers of hermwtica time, Mead wanted to write in the grand style but apparently didn’t know how. It was translated into Latin in ancient times, reputedly by the same Lucius Apuleius of Madaura whose comic-serious masterpiece The Golden Ass provides some of the best surviving evidence on the worship of Isis in the Roman world.

Lane Hermeticq rated it it was amazing Aug 05, What scoft were that, my son, to see all these borne along with one impulse, and to behold Him who is unmoved moving in all that moves, and Him who is hidden made manifest through his works! Ferguson, came out some years later.


The original Greek version was lost, although quotations survive in several ancient sources. William Wilton rated it did not like it Jul 13, Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

If, as the scholars of the Renaissance believed, Hermes was a historical person who had written all these things, and if Church Fathers had quoted his philosophical works with approval, and if those same works could be wqlter to be wholly in keeping with some definitions of Christianity, then the whole structure of magical Hermeticism could be given a second-hand legitimacy in a Christian context.

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Augustine of Hippo quotes from the old Latin translation at length in his City of God, and copies remained in circulation in medieval Europe all the way up to the Renaissance. Maxwell Purrington rated it it was amazing May 23, He hegmetica one of the leaders in the movement for the establishment hetmetica the women’s college, and as dean soctt the faculty of arts encouraged the teaching of modern literature, history and philosophy, and the inauguration of university extension lectures.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hermetica – Vol 3: 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. Be ready to immerse yourself into deep philosophical and spiritual wisdom. Jul 21, Araminta Matthews rated it it was amazing.