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Hermetica : the Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius in a new English translation, with notes and introduction

Author: Brian P Copenhaver
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Hermetica are a body of theological-philosophical texts written in late antiquity, but long believed to be much older. Their supposed author, Hermes Trismegistus, was thought to be a contemporary of Moses, and the Hermetic philosophy was regarded as an ancient theology, parallel to the received wisdom of the Bible. This first English translation based on reliable texts, together with Brian P. Copenhaver's  Read more...
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Named Person: Apuleius, Madaurensis; Apuleius (Madaurensis).; Hermes, Trismegistus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian P Copenhaver
ISBN: 0521361443 9780521361446 0521425433 9780521425438
OCLC Number: 24142018
Description: lxxxiii, 320 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Hor and Manetho --
The world of the Hermetica --
Technical and theoretical Hermetica --
Hermetic collections --
Hermes and his readers --
A new English Hermetica --
Corpus Hermeticum I --
Corpus Hermeticum II --
Corpus Hermeticum III --
Corpus Hermeticum IV --
Corpus Hermeticum V --
Corpus Hermeticum VI --
Corpus Hermeticum VI --
Corpus Hermeticum VIII --
Corpus Hermeticum IX --
Corpus Hermeticum X --
Corpus Hermeticum XI --
Corpus Hermeticum XII --
Corpus Hermeticum XIII --
Corpus Hermeticum XIV --
Corpus Hermeticum XVI --
Corpus Hermeticum XVII --
Corpus Hermeticum XVIII --
Asclepius.
Other Titles: Corpus Hermeticum.
Asclepius.
Responsibility: Brian P. Copenhaver.

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Highly acclaimed new translation of the Hermetica, the only English version based on reliable texts.  Read more...
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'A highly readable and reliable translation. Because it also embodies in its text and in its very extensive commentary the critical scholarship of the last ninety years, Copenhaver's translation will Read more...

 
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