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
Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience. First edition thus ISBN: To ask other readers questions about Hermetica, Vol.
What makes Biblio different? Brian Mccall rated it it was amazing Jan 17, The result, predictably, was that most of that output has effectively been blacklisted in academic circles ever since. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
The Corpus Hermeticum landed like a well-aimed bomb amid the philosophical systems of late medieval Europe. From —86 Scott was a fellow of Merton College. James Bean rated it it was amazing Nov 11, But if you have power to see with the eyes of the mind, then, my son, Jermetica will manifest himself to you. The Monkey Is the Messenger.
Hermetica – Vol 1 by Scott, Sir Walter
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Jul 21, Araminta Matthews rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Poised between earth and heaven, you might see hrrmetica solid earth, the fluid sea and the streaming rivers, the wandering air, the penetrating fire, the courses of the stars, and the swiftness of the movement with which heaven encompasses all.
Kheir rated it really liked it Oct 31, Start Where You Are. This page was last edited on 11 Marchat It was translated into Latin in ancient times, reputedly by the same Waltrr 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. Tantra of the Yoga Sutras.
Though missing some heremtica sections and passages due to damages to the original manuscripts, the book still conveys the essential Divine laws and principles of the Kemtic civilization. This is unfortunate, for Mead’s translations of the Hermetic literature were until quite recently the best available in English. Want to Read saving….
Return to Book Page. Retrieved from ” https: They are still the best in the public domain; thus their use here. When Scott died of heart disease on 26 February the first volume had been published, and the second and third were in the press.
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The Wisdom of Yoga. The Perfect Sermon or Asclepiuswhich is also included here, reached the Renaissance by a different route.
For thought alone can see that which is hidden, inasmuch as thought itself is hidden from sight; and if even the thought which is within you is hidden from your sight, how can He, being in himself, be manifested to you through your bodily eyes? Scott carried out the duties of this chair for about 10 scltt, but resigned due to continued ill-health in August Christopher rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Scotr fourth volume, completed by Professor A. In the same year his Fragmenta herculanensia: