13) To me therefor the name of Hermes Trismegistus has been awarded because I am discovered as the Teacher of the three parts of the wisdom of the world. The Emerald Tablet, also known as Smaragdine Table, Tabula Smaragdina, or The Secret of Hermes, is a text purporting to reveal the secret of the primordial. The Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus is one of the most mysterious, cryptic and enigmatic texts. The text is actually derived from the Hermetic tradition – an.
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Emerald Tablet of Hermes
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Traveling home with the Crusaders, this seminal work is alleged to be written by Hermes Trismegistus-Thoth. The work deeply influenced Western Magick, and the tenets presented influence modern magick to this day. The authors of The Kybalion chose to remain anonymous, because the principles and philosophy are a summation of theTimeless Wisdom and Truth of the Hemetic Philosophy.
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Jul 06, Claudia rated it really liked it. If so this is a very old book written in the end of the 2nd century. But it first appeared in the West in the 11 and 12 centuries when it was translated into latin.
There have been many translations for this nimble book. One such translations was written by Isaac Newton. The Translation can be found among his alchemical papers that are currently housed in King’s College Library Emera,d Tablet or Smaradgine Tablet is thought to trismetistus been written by Hermes Trimegistus Hermes the thrice greatest.
The Translation can be found among his alchemical papers that are currently housed in King’s College Library, Cambridge University.
Sep 21, John Kulm rated it it was amazing Shelves: Tradition says Hermes Trismagistus carved this text on an emerald tablet several thousand years ago after surviving the sinking of Atlantis and ending up in Egypt.
The Emerald Tablet Of Hermes
Nice archeology find or hrismegistus pitch. More likely the text was written years yermes. The actual text is only four pages long, but the commentary in this edition is around pages. Truth is, I don’t care about the commentary.
I just wanted to contemplate the ancient writing. Hermetic texts are the basis of Western Tradition says Hermes Trismagistus carved hremes text on an emerald tablet several thousand years ago after surviving the sinking of Atlantis and ending up in Egypt.
Hermetic texts are the basis of Western mysticism and paganism. Marie-Louise von Franz wrote, Hermes is the soul guide of the alchemists.
I’ll share one quote from the book. If I share more there won’t be much remaining – it’s such a short read.
The Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus
In other words, as above so below. It seems to me impertinent to “rate” what is generally agreed to be one of the cornerstones of the Western esoteric tradition.
Which is why I’ll read it again and hope I understand it better next time around. Jun 24, Stacy tableet it it was amazing. We have been lied to so much about religion and history. These tablets are not meant to be read once or even twice but many times to fully absorb it. When the student is ready the master will appear.
Curious about this book… … but it bears further reading. There are a lot of translations Curious about this book… … but it bears trismgeistus reading. Toward the end of the book there is commentary whereas one can see the translation of the Tablet could be alchemical, physical or spiritual, which reinforces the point of the tablet.
Nov 22, Misba Misba rated it it was amazing Shelves: But of course, to the common eyes, it might seem like just some allegories. However, the one who can see surely will get the key to becoming the true alchemist. The original tablet is short having a few ttrismegistus. But, this short compilation has the original translations and the translation of the translations given by era emedald researchers, scientists, and philosophers.
At the end of this short book, there are also some explanations and commentaries given by the translators.
Too long This is a book that is too long for its actual content. The entire book is really ten minutes long.
There’s an extra 50 minutes of translation and reinterpretation thrown in to extend the book. If you read the first two chapters you’ve read the whole book. Highly recommended This book is a starting point for trusmegistus in learning about the Emerald tablet of Hermes. I highly recommend reading this book. This book was absolutely fascinating to read. The use of different interpretations was brilliant and insightful. I plan on reading it again. Seminal in its influence it deserves a second study once one’s study affords familiarity with hermetic emfrald language.
May yablet, Warmdarksky rated it liked it. Although of all the translations I’ve read, I don’t think I have a memorizable favorite. Oct 29, Anthony Schwartz rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is very short, but the words are mighty powerful. Live by them and everything will change. Interesting chiefly in the different translations of the same text, and by whom. Ryan Mackeigan rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Dawn Thomas rated it really liked it Dec 11, Yovana Martinez rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Kevin Robbins rated it really liked it Aug 07, Combs rated it really liked it Tabelt 27, Branden Baxley rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Gomes rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Mark Salva rated it liked it Apr 04, Emeerald Campbell rated emerxld liked it Hhermes 22, Flaminia rated it really liked it Jul 02, Brandon rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Amy rated it really liked it May 24, Meriem rated it it was amazing Jan 04, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Hermes Trismegistus Ancient Greek: Mercurius ter Maximus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. Books by Hermes Trismegistus. Trivia About The Emerald Table No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.