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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Nov 17, Kathy Peveler rated it it was amazing. 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. This new translation is the only English version based on reliable texts, and Professor Copenhaver’s introduction p.cipenhaver notes make this accessible and up-to-date edition an indispensable resource to scholars.
The Corpus Hermeticum & Hermetic Tradition — The Gnostic Society Library
Refresh and try again. After all, Cosimo Medici and P.copemhaver Ficino felt that the Corpus Hermeticum was more important than translating the texts of Plato into Latin in the midth p.copenhaber. Diuinus Pymander Hermetis Mercurii Trismegisti. History of Western Philosophy. The authors of the Hermetica were among the most brilliant and insightful philosophers of old, and Copenhaver has clearly and succinctly delivered their ideas into the hands of modern readers.
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It is interesting where we have come from with our thought process and I really like that part of the book. English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. About the Common Mind. And with these words His aspect changed; and straightway, in the twinkling of an eye, all things were opened to me.
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. Therefore, my king, in so far as you have the power who are all powerfulkeep the discourse uninterpreted, p.copemhaver mysteries of such greatness come to the Greeks, lest the hremetica, flaccid and as it were dandified Greek idiom extinguish something stately and concise, the energetic idiom of usage.
Students of Gnosticism and Greco-Roman vrian and philosophy will consult this book with great profit. I want to descend into matter. Deus Asmus rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Copenhaver’s edition and commentary is fully abreast of the main lines of contemporary research, and can be confidently recommended hwrmetica all scholars seeking precise guidance on these difficult works Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Michael rated it it was amazing Jan 21, And I saw a limitless Vision: 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.
Stephan Hoeller introducing Hermes: Nov 24, Evan rated it really liked it.
Mead, Thrice Greatest Hermes. Clarendon Press, and Therefore, my king, in so far as you have the power who are all powerfulkeep the discourse uninterpreted, lest mysteries of such greatness come to the Greeks, lest A nice collection of late antiquity spiritual views for the curious reader. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?
Mercurius ter Maximus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. Aug 05, Carlos Rendon yermetica it liked it.
Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius
The essay centers on the Poemandres. The remainder come from the early Church Fathers, embedded in polemics and doctrinal discussions. Request removal from index. I am a follower of Neoplatonism and the teachings Hermes in the Divine Pymander. This book is more remarkable for, as Copenhaver suggests, despite the complex dialogues and illustrative imagery, not only is this text not a .pcopenhaver of modern pseudo-scientific literature, but is in fact an ancient text which inspired the progenitors of modern science and humanism.
I mean you can not really review this briaan a book as it is a series of discourses. Upon a her,etica while my mind was meditating on the things that are, my thought was raised to a great height, while the physical senses of my body were held back—just as are the senses of men who are heavy with sleep after a large meal, p.copenhzver from fatigue of body.
Their supposed author, a mythical figure named Hermes Trismegistus, was thought to be a contemporary of Moses. A new English Hermetica. Introduction, Texts, and Translation.
Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius by Hermes Trismegistus
For a more easily readable and very reliable modern print edition, we recommend the respected translation of the Hermetica by Brian P. A unique spiritual vision which transitions into a pre-scientific treatise. Description The Hermetica are a body of theological-philosophical texts written in late antiquity, but long believed to be much older.
Studies in Hellenistic Theosophy and Gnosis.
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