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 by Hermes Trismegistus

Jul 21, Huda Aweys rated it really liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. I just couldn’t read this. A wonderful translation for modern hermetic studies! The Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth. On earth as it is in heaven, huh. Mead, Thrice Greatest Hermes. All of this combines to make Copenhaver one of the definitive modern sources on early Hermetism.

Copenhaver’s comprehensive introduction, provide an indispensable resource to scholars in ancient philosophy and religion, early Christianity, Renaissance literature, and history, the history of science, and the occultist tradition in which the Hermetica have become canonical texts.


Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius

Of Asclepius to the King. Full Text with Notes and Commentary. The audio is in MP3 format and runs about 85 minutes. To answer those common questions, we offer the following introductory resources: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.

But then, p.cooenhaver must be understood the original Greek texts of the surviving Hermetic literature have an antique and elevated tone. With his choice of language, Mead tries to convey both the ambiguity and the the visionary intensity of the material. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is an invaluable resource, and we provide a full-text search function to help in finding specific texts.

Oct 07, Matt Harvey rated it it was amazing. That being said, Copenhaver’s translation of the Greek and Latin source material is itself perfectly fluent, with the alternate readings in the notes often providing clarification, or at least additional routes of exegesis.

And with these words His aspect changed; and straightway, in the twinkling of an eye, all things were opened to me. As for the Hermetica, my respect is unparalleled and my amazement complete.


As above — As in Heaven — Your own mind So below — So on Earth — In your body and environment If we think good, good will p.copenhavdr if we think evil, evil will follow. Copenhaver Limited preview – Michael rated it it was amazing Jan 21, As above so below.

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An Introduction to G. Mitchell26 McLaughlin rated it it was amazing Feb 26, Listen to an audio lecture by Dr. This new translation of its mystical texts is the only English version based on reliable sources.

As a complement to older introductory works to the same subject, Copenhaver modernizes the broader view of Hermetism by taking into account the recently discovered collection of Coptic Gnostic and Hermetic texts at Nag Hammadi.

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