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The Hermetica or Corpus Hermeticum are Egyptian texts attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, possibly remains of gnostic traditions, dealing with magic and related concepts. These scriptures were rediscovered and repopularized in Italy during the Renaissance and have had profound influnce over alchemy and modern magic.

See also: Hermeticism


  • Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius in a New English Translation, with Notes and Introduction by Brian P. Copenhaver (Editor) ISBN 0521425433

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