Trismegistus


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Trismegistus

(ˌtrɪsmɪˈdʒɪstəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) See Hermes Trismegistus
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However, the one who tops them all is Baba Awolwo, Hermes Trismegistus of our time.
All that's corporeal is fantasy, adds Voula, quoting Hermes Trismegistus; only the soul is immortal.
He even acknowledges the historical importance of the great Hermes Trismegistus, and my only major criticism of his readings is that he appears to be unfamiliar with the pioneering works in esotericism of academics such as the notable Wouter Hanegraaff, who heads the unique school of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the University of Amsterdam.
The 10 Virtues of the Initiates and the Wisdom Texts are based on the philosophies of Ptahhotep and Amennakht , Kagemni , Tehuti-Hermes Trismegistus and Seti I , which are comparable with the Noble Paths of the Buddhist Dharma and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali .
Hermes Trismegistus, which means 'Thrice Great Hermes,' is believed to be the author of the Emerald Tablet.
The Tradition of Hermes Trismegistus: The Egyptian Priestly Figure as a Teacher of Hellenized Wisdom
The principle dating back to antiquity, first laid out in the tablet of Hermes Trismegistus, seems quite apt in our current circumstances.
Of signal interest is the impact of Ficino's interpretation of Plato's Republic both on Ignatius de Loyola, who founded his order on the model of the ideal republic, and on what Byrne defines as Cervantes' "fictionalized treatment and perceptive adaptation of the dialogue's concepts of justice and equity." She reminds us that, for Spaniards generally, Ficino, Plato and Hermes Trismegistus were "completely orthodox, and would remain so for centuries." This means that the liberal dimensions of Ficino's work, though venturing at times into the realms of magic, demonology, and the occult, were also accepted either as orthodox or as legitimate accounts of ancient thought.
The hero of the novel can be readily regarded as a modern descendant of a long line of fictional and mythological or real characters like Frankenstein, Faust, Prospero, Konrad Dippel, Paracelsus, Hermes Trismegistus / Mercurius Termaximus / Thoth / Ningishzida, etc.
Hermetic entered English in the early 17th century in reference to Hermes Trismegistus, as his name was Latinized, and it was soon used to describe things that were beyond ordinary comprehension.
Walbridge's commentaries which explain, for instance, the reasons that made Suhrawardi develop a mystical approach of Islamic religion, leaving the Aristotelian influences on the sciences and advancing a Neoplatonic tradition "leaded" by Pythagoras, Plato and Hermes Trismegistus. The whole context and background of the transmission of Platonic and Neoplatonic thought and philosophy and their reception by Suhrawardi is explained in 2001 in Walbridge's book: The Wisdom of the Mystic East: Suhrawardai and Platonic Orientalism.