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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Find it on Scholar. Stephan Hoeller introducing Hermes: Request removal from index. I just couldn’t read this. Other editions – View all Hermetica: I found the book interesting in that you are reading a person from over years ago tackling those questions that still are bandied about today.

Texts of the Corpus Hermeticum are provided in two formats: It gives witness to the existence of a ritual genera of Hermetic writings previously unknown and now lost.

The Hermetica are a body of theological-philosophical texts written in late antiquity, but long believed to be much older. I thought I heard a Being more than vast—in size beyond all bounds—called out my name and say: On earth as it is in heaven, huh. Hermes and Hermeticism Throughout the Ages.

Nov 17, Kathy Peveler rated it it was amazing. The world of the Hermetica. Their rediscovery and translation into Latin during the late-fifteenth century by the Italian Renaissance court of Cosimo de Medici, provided a seminal force in the development of Renaissance thought and culture.


Paul Daniel Ash rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Dec 04, Aveugle Vogel rated it liked it. I have to admit I have been making may through this book for about two years but decided enough was enough it had to be finished.

The collection of Gnostic texts found at Nag Hammadi in known as the Nag Hammadi Libraryincludes a previously unknown and crucially important Hermetic document, The Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth. This I said is what I desire to jermetica. Open Preview See a Problem?

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

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Oct 29, Christopher Plaisance rated it it was amazing Shelves: This brisn translation of its mystical texts is the only English version based on reliable sources.

Regarded as an ancient theology, parallel to the revealed wisdom of the Bible, Hermetic philosophy supported Biblical revelation and culminated in the Platonic philosophical tradition. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

This edition is well hemetica perusing for anyone interested in the philosophy or religion of late antiquity, whether as a scholarly resource or simply a sample document from the ancient world for the curious reader.

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Walter Corpus HermeticumA. Looking for beautiful books? After that introductory tour, read the introduction and commentaries in Mead’s classic work, Thrice Greatest Hermes: Includes comparative analysis of the text of several versions where the sense of the translation is unclear, and an extensive notes section.

It is interesting where hermetoca have come from with our thought process and I really p.copehaver that part of the book. Preview — Hermetica by Hermes Trismegistus.

Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius

This new translation is the only English version based on reliable texts, and Professor Copenhaver’s introduction and notes make this accessible and up-to-date edition an indispensable resource to scholars.

Lists with This Book. I am a follower of Neoplatonism and the teachings Hermes in the Divine Pymander.

However the translation appears to be excellent, I mean it is readable, makes sense and I certainly am not capable of doing the translation.