Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 317 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1906.
This is the first volume of three of G.R.S. Mead's comprehensive survey of the literature attributed to the legendary Egyptian sage, Hermes Trismegistus. Chapters include: The Remains of the Trismegistic Literature; The History of the Evolution of Opinion; Thoth the Master of Wisdom; The Popular Theurgic Hermes-Cult in the Greek Magic Papyri; The Main Source of the Trismegistic Literature According to Manetho, High Priest of Egypt; An Egyptian Prototype of the Main Features of the Poemandres’ Cosmogony; The Myth of Man in the Mysteries; Philo of Alexandria and the Hellenistic Theology; Plutarch: Concerning the Mysteries of Isis and Osiris, and more.
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