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The Corpus Hermeticum is without doubt one of the basic works in the airtight culture. This Renaissance period craft is still established upon philosophical fabrics from a ways older occasions, specifically the 3rd or fourth century advert, from which the primordial fabric got here. Credited to Hermes Trismegistus, the Divine Pymander (sometimes spelled "Poemander") touches upon astronomy, technology, nature, and loads of theological fabric. it really is provided within the type of discourse; a structure that allows you to be accepted to an individual additionally acquainted with Plato's "Republic" and a few comparable philosophical works of antiquity. via his discourse with numerous participants, Trismegistus makes an attempt to attract upon the overarching philosophy "as above, so below." hence then, this paintings describes the very method and ideation in the back of all of life, the aim of existence, and the character of fine and evil, throughout its treatises upon a number of subject matters.

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