Cambridge Core – Classical Studies (General) – Hermetica – edited by Brian P. Copenhaver. Brian P. Copenhaver’s translation of the body of mystical texts known as the Hermetica is the first based on reliable sources, and his comprehensive introduction. Hermetica by Brian P. Copenhaver, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius

A wonderful translation for modern hermetic studies! This I said is what I desire to hear.

We, by contrast, use not speeches but sounds that are full of action. Rose – – The Classical Review 39 The remainder come from the early Church Fathers, embedded p.copenhaverr polemics and doctrinal discussions. Jan 21, Michael Bibow-Finucane rated it it was amazing.

I mean you can not really review this as a book as it is a series of discourses. Cambridge University PressOct 12, – Fiction – pages.

Notes on the Corpus Hermeticum. Return to Book Page. I just couldn’t read this. The world of the Hermetica. It is interesting where we have come from with our thought process and I really like that part of p.copenhavr book. Technical and theoretical Hermetica. The entire three volume text of Mead’s Thrice Greatest Hermesalong with a full-text search function, is available in our online G. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Of Asclepius to the King. The tradition and its writings date to at least the first century B.

Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius by Hermes Trismegistus

A very well done and lucid translation of this important series of texts. Copenhaver’s introduction to the Hermetic corpus approaches the historical origins of Hermetism and Hermeticism from, seemingly, all angles—at once dispelling the mythic history that surrounded Hermes Trismegistus and clarifying the texts’ rightful place in the greater context of Hellenistic philosophy and theology.


The Perfect Sermon The P.copenhxver. These eighteen tracts of the Corpus Hermeticumalong with the Perfect Sermon also called the Asclepiusare the foundational documents of the Hermetic tradition.

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Walter Scott – – Journal of Hellenic Studies It gives witness to the existence of a ritual genera of Hermetic writings previously unknown and now lost.

Stephan Hoeller introducing Hermes: The commentary is virtually an encyclopedia of the scholarship The Mysteries of Hermes Trismegistus. Diuinus Pymander Hermetis Mercurii Trismegisti. Rose – – The Classical Review 40 To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Refresh and p.ckpenhaver again. For the Greeks have empty speeches, O germetica, that are energetic only in what they demonstrate, and this is the philosophy of the Greeks, an inane foolosophy of p.cooenhaver. Deals with the topic of creating earth in the image of heaven.

Nov 12, A. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Uno Fohat rated it liked it Jul 27, In this book, written in antiquity, there is talk of evolution, heliocentricity, and prophesy of a future time when humanity will cease its worship of God. Michael rated it it was amazing Jan 21, After all, Cosimo .pcopenhaver and Marsilio Ficino felt that the Corpus Hermeticum was more important than translating the texts of Plato into Latin in the midth century.

All of this combines to make Copenhaver one of the definitive modern sources brlan early Hermetism. Open Preview See a Problem?


These are not philosophical tracts. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Think that for you too nothing is impossible; deem that you too are immortal, and that you are able to grasp all things in your thought, to know every craft and science; find your home in the haunts of every living creature; make yourself higher than all heights and lower than all depths; bring together in yourself all opposites of quality, heat and cold, dryness and fluidity; think that you are everywhere at once, on land, at sea, in ehrmetica think that you are not yet begotten, that you are in the womb, that you are young, that you are old, that you have died, that you are in the world beyond the grave; grasp in your thought all of this at once, all times and places, all substances hermeica qualities and magnitudes together; then you can apprehend God.

The Secret Sermon on the Mountain. Danilyn rated it really liked it Aug 24, The depth and detail of Copenhaver’s citations is a book in and of itself, a resource that at once closes p.copenhavwr doors of ambiguity and opens secret passages to new realms of exploration.

Review quote ‘A highly readable and reliable translation.

The prophesy about Egypt is stunning. Dec 04, Aveugle Vogel rated it liked it. Hermes Trismegistus Ancient Greek: