Influencing the Egyptians, Greeks, and much of Western thought, this work is credited to Hermes, a The Hermetica is the first easily accessible translation of the forgotten Egyptian classic that inspired some of the world's greatest artists, scientists, and philosophers, including Blake, Newton, Raleigh, Milton, Shelley, Shakespeare, Botticelli, Kepler, da Vinci, and Jung. The Hermetica is the first easily accessible translation of the forgotten Egyptian classic that inspired some of the world's greatest artists, scientists, and philosophers, including Blake, Newton, Raleigh, Milton, Shelley, Shakespeare, Botticelli, Kepler, da Vinci, and Jung. Please try again later.
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I have heard so much about "Hermes Trismegistos", but hadn't realised that this was Thoth or read the Hermetica. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is just so beautifully written and gives you a beautiful slice of humble pie.
Dec 31, Haider rated it it was amazing. The writings attributed to his hand are a time capsule of Egyptian and Greek esoteric philosophy and have influenced figures including Thd, Newton, Milton, Shelley, Shakespeare, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Jung.
And the idea of god being both cause and substance is spoken of in such a beautifully poetic way that it dwarfs any other pantheistic descriptions I've ever read. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. One thing This my introduction to the whole field of Gnostic studies, so I was looking for something basic.
I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in philosophy and I'm reading this book for the second time after it beckoned to me from my bookshelf in the middle of my aerobics workout. Oof changing read, I felt it to my soul. Trivia About The Hermetica.
Dec 26, Pages. The introduction which included various claims on the history of Hermeticism likewise had no citations and the "Further Reading" section was quite brief.
One has to wonder why the authors choose to attempt to make a poem from varying primary sources rather than simply stating noteworthy actual excerpts and making commentary on them.
Stanza by stanza it paints a textual picture of a mystical idea of the universe, the illuminating, and creative principles which together helped inspire medieval movements like the Ppharaohs and the Enlightenment.
Here is an essential digest of the Greco-Egyptian writings attributed to the legendary sage-god Hermes Trismegistus Greek for thrice-greatest Hermesa combination of the Egyptian Thoth and the Greek Hermes. We put the creator in a human form because we choose to worship that which is like us, but the creator is formless, thoughtless and yet it is the All.
This my introduction to the whole field of Gnostic studies, so I was looking for something basic. Influencing the Egyptians, Greeks, and much of Western thought, this work is credited to Hermes, an ancient Egyptian sage who lived around B.
The Hermetica by Tim Freke
There is so much pharalhs we, as human beings, have to learn and unlearn, and this book is a great start. It's all good and held, so to speak, in the Mind so there is no separation only the false creation of such in the smaller mind.
Atum is the Egyptian thr and that is whom Hermes chose to name the nameless after. Timothy Freke left has an honors degree in philosophy and is the author of more than twenty books on world… More about Timothy Freke. Mead over this work. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Jul 27, Fiona Robson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Also by Timothy FrekePeter Gandy.
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Unbound Worlds Exploring the science fiction and fantasy universe. A lot of it is very taoistic in nature and at time felt like I was reading extracts from the Tao Te Ching.
But, overall, not a bad disdom. I found the back cover of this text to be quite disingenuous. Which says, "The first accessible translation" and that this book is "a collection of excerpts". The future has not arrived and is yet to be. Nice little introduction into hermetic scriptures.
But this is not to be treated as an academic book, but rather as holy, inspirati Nice little introduction into hermetic scriptures. Neither is this a great scholarly edition, nor in any case complete or really in depth.