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Hermetica II : the excerpts of Stobaeus, papyrus fragments, and ancient testimonies in an English translation with notes and introductions

Author: M David Litwa
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents in new English translations the scattered fragments and testimonies regarding Hermes Thrice Great that complete Brian Copenhaver's translation of the Hermetica (Cambridge, 1992). It contains the twenty-nine fragments from Stobaeus (including the famous Kore Kosmou), the Oxford and Vienna fragments (never before translated), an expanded selection of fragments from various authors (including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M David Litwa
ISBN: 9781316856567 1316856569
OCLC Number: 1050346968
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 01 Aug 2018).
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 373 pages) : PDF file(s).
Contents: Stobaean hermetica (SH 1-29) --
Oxford hermetica (OH 1-5) --
Vienna hermetica (VH 1-2) --
Hermetic fragments from various authors (FH 1-45) --
Addendum: The reception of hermetic fragments from Cyri --
Testimonies concerning Hermes Thrice Great (TH 1-38).
Other Titles: Corpus Hermeticum.
Responsibility: M. David Litwa.

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Hermes Thrice Great had a truly global impact on the history of western esotericism, making his home in Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Arabic, and medieval European traditions. This volume collects the  Read more...

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