Walter Scott. — Hermetica, The ancient Greek and Latin writings which contain religious or philosophic teachings ascribed to HER-. MES TMRISMEGISTUS. Latin writings of religious or philosophic teachings ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, with Walter Scott’s extensive notes, commentary, and addenda. It is sai. The Corpus Hermeticum and Hermetic Tradition . The Walter Scott translation – despite the cover blurb on the recent Shambhala reprint, this is not the Sir.

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He wrote 23 novels during the next 13 years.

Torah as a Guide to Enlightenment. The result is a sometimes bizarre mishmash in which turn-of-the-century slang stands cheek by jowl with overblown phrases in King James Bible diction, and in which mishandled archaicisms, inverted word order, and poetic contractions render the text less than graceful – and occasionally less than readable.

Hermetica: Volume Two

Added to PP index Total downloads 13of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? 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!

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This literature came out of the same religious and philosophical ferment that produced Neoplatonism, Christianity, and the diverse hemretica of teachings usually lumped together under the label “Gnosticism”: The Book of Freedom.

Hermetica, Vol. 1

William Wilton rated it did not like it Jul 13, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It is an indispensable book for any student of Ancient Egyptian Kemetic philosophy, history, or cosmology.

The Walter Scott translation – despite the cover blurb on the recent Shambhala reprint, this is not the Sir Walter Scott of Ivanhoe fame – while more recent than Mead’s, is a product of the “New Criticism” of the first half of this century, and garbles the text severely; scholars of Hermeticism of the caliber of Dame Frances Yates have labeled the Scott translation worthless. No trivia or quizzes yet. Presents works of ancient Greek philosophy written during the Roman Empire and attributed to the ancient Egyptians.

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Hermetica, Vol. 1 by Walter Scott

Sixty-five hundred copies of The Lay of the Last Minstrel were sold in the first three years after publication, a record for poetry sales at the time. Beyond the Messy Truth.

This hermmetica was last edited on 11 Marchat But if you have power to see with the eyes of the mind, then, my son, He will manifest himself to you. The Perfect Sermon or Asclepiuswhich is also included here, reached the Renaissance by a different route.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Refresh and try again. The Stars Within You. 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.

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