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By Gary Lachman

From the sands of Alexandria through the Renaissance palaces of the Medicis, to our personal occasions, this non secular experience tale strains the profound impression of Hermes Trismegistus -- the 'thrice-great one', as he used to be known as -- at the western brain. for hundreds of years his identify ranked one of the so much illustrious of the traditional global. thought of through a few a modern of Moses and a forerunner of Christ, this nearly legendary determine arose in fourth century BC Alexandria, from a fusion of the Egyptian god Thoth and the Greek god Hermes. grasp of magic, writing, technological know-how, and philosophy, Hermes used to be concept to have walked with gods and be the resource of the divine knowledge granted to guy on the sunrise of time. Gary Lachman has written many books exploring historical traditions for the fashionable brain. within the Quest for Hermes Trismegistus, he brings to existence the mysterious personality of this nice non secular consultant, exposing the numerous theories and tales surrounding him, and revitalizing his teachings for the trendy international. via centuries of wars, conquests and non secular persecutions, the delicate pages of the lessons of Hermes Trismegistus have nonetheless survived. it is a booklet for all thinkers and enquirers who are looking to get well that misplaced wisdom and wake up a shift in human consciousness.

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