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  • ISBN: 978-90-71608-36-0
  • 704 pp, hardcover

Hermetische Geschriften

2016

HERMETISCHE GESCHRIFTEN This edition incorporates in a Dutch translation virtually all works that were attributed in the Graeco-Roman world to Hermes Trismegistus, a mythic teacher who was supposed to have lived in Ancient Egypt. These works, which date from the first centuries CE, offer a religious-philosophical interpretation of reality, one in which God, the cosmos […]

  • ISBN: 978-90-71608-27-8
  • 24 x 16,5 cm, 532 pp., geïllus., index

Gnosis in de Oudheid. Nag Hammadi in context

2010

About this Book: The gnostic movement in the first centuries CE was highly controversial: both early Christian authors and Greek platonic philosophers were outspoken in their condemnation of this intriguing undercurrent of religious experience in Western culture, which continues to appeal to many even today. It is an ironic fact of history that the ideas […]

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  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 25 4
  • 26,5 x 20 cm., 320 pp., illus., index

Der magische Schriftsteller Gustav Meyrink, seine Freunde und sein Werk

2009

About this Book: This work is divided into two parts. The first part analyzes the Gustav Meyrink collection in the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, the second part consists of a bibliographical description of the materials. Some of the subjects being dealt with are: the life and work of the author Gustav Meyrink, Meyrink’s literary and esoteric worlds, […]

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  • ISBN: 978 3 7728 2446 3; ISBN 978 90 71608 20 9
  • 25,5 x 20, 5 cm., 450 pp., illus., index.

Jacob Böhmes Weg in die Welt.

2007

About this Book: Jacob Böhmes Weg in die Welt is a first result of the research project of the Ritman Research Institute: Bestandesaufnahme und Geschichte des Jacob-Böhme-Handschriften-Fonds (Inventory and history of the Jacob-Böhme collection of manuscripts). The project focuses on the history of the Böhme collection of manuscripts and early printed books first brought together […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 22 3
  • Bound, 26,5 x 20,5 cm., 366 pp.

Hermes Trismegistus

2006

About this Book: In the Graeco-Roman world of the first centuries of our era Hermes Trismegistus was regarded as an important teacher of ancient wisdom, who had lived in Egypt in a distant past. His teachings were explained, either by himself or by his immediate disciples, in numerous writings of the period. The hermetic teachings […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 14 8
  • Bound, 25 x 18 cm, 232 pp. illus.

De Triomf van de universele gnosis

2006 (1st edition 2004)

About this Book: This work, which is divided into two parts, highlights a chapter in the history of modern spirituality. Part I describes the meeting, in 1954, between Antonin Gadal (1877-1962), the man who revived interest in the history of the Cathar movement in Southern France, and Jan van Rijckenborgh (1896-1968) and Catharose de Petri […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 19 3
  • Bound, 25 x 18 cm, 232 pp. illus.

Der Triumph der Universellen Gnosis

2006

About this Book: This work, which is divided into two parts, highlights a chapter in the history of modern spirituality. Part I describes the meeting, in 1954, between Antonin Gadal (1877-1962), the man who revived interest in the history of the Cathar movement in Southern France, and Jan van Rijckenborgh (1896-1968) and Catharose de Petri […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 21 6
  • Bound, 25 x 18 cm, 232 pp. illus.

El Triunfo de la Gnosis Universal

2006

About this Book: This work, which is divided into two parts, highlights a chapter in the history of modern spirituality. Part I describes the meeting, in 1954, between Antonin Gadal (1877-1962), the man who revived interest in the history of the Cathar movement in Southern France, and Jan van Rijckenborgh (1896-1968) and Catharose de Petri (1902-1990), […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 18 6
  • Bound, 25 x 18 cm, 232 pp. illus.

Le Triomphe de la Gnose universelle

2006

About this Book: This work, which is divided into two parts, highlights a chapter in the history of modern spirituality. Part I describes the meeting, in 1954, between Antonin Gadal (1877-1962), the man who revived interest in the history of the Cathar movement in Southern France, and Jan van Rijckenborgh (1896-1968) and Catharose de Petri […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 16 2
  • 26,5 x 20,5 cm., 248 pp. illus., index.

De Keulse Mani-Codex

2005

About this Book: The Mani-Codex was discovered in Egypt shortly before 1970 and subsequently acquired by the University of Cologne. The Greek codex, which was written around 400 CE, consists of a number of minute parchment leaves and is based on reports, probably written in ancient Syriac, concerning the life and origins of Mani (who lived […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 15 5
  • Bound, 25 x 18 cm., 380 pp. ilus.

Het Evangelie van Thomas

2004

About this book: Gilles Quispel, who earlier brought out Valentinus de gnosticus en het Evangelie der Waarheid and the Corpus Hermeticum and Asclepius for the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, now offers a new impetus to the study of Early Christianity with a new translation and commentary of what is also known as ‘the fifth gospel’, the Gospel of Thomas. The […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 12 4
  • 26,5 x 20, 5 cm., 206 pp.

Corpus Hermeticum

2003 (1st ed. 1990)

About this book: Translation of the seventeen treatises of the Corpus Hermeticum. Both the introduction and commentary devote special attention to the numerous parallels with the Gnostic texts found near Nag Hammadi in Egypt. There are only a few copies left of the fifth, revised edition of the Corpus Hermeticum which was orginally edited by Roelof […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 13 1
  • 25,5 x 17 cm., 147 pages. illus.

Valentinus de gnosticus en zijn Evangelie der Waarheid

2003

About this Book: A study of the life, work and influence of the gnostic Valentinus (ca. 100-160), who nearly rose to become bishop of Rome, but was eventually ejected by the established Catholic Church on account of his heretical views. The book includes a translation, from the Coptic, of Valentinus’ Evangelium Veritatis, in addition to […]

  • ISBN: 978 3 7728 2206 3
  • 28,5 x 17,5 cm., 406 pp. illus,. index

Rosenkreuz als europäisches Phänomen im 17. Jahrhundert

2001

About this Book: The Rosicrucian Movement is one of the most widely-discussed phenomena of the 17th century. In fact, ever since the publication of the Rosicrucian Manifestoes Fama and Confessio Fraternitatis 1614/1615, triggered an intense and never-ending debate not only in Germany, but also in other European countries, the Rosicrucian Movement has been a focus […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 71608 10 0
  • Bound, 24,5 x 17,5 cm., 400 pp. index

From Poimandres to Jacob Böhme: Gnosis, Hermetism and the Christian Tradition

2000

About this Book: The fourteen essays (mainly in English, one in French, two in German) consider aspects of Gnosis in Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period: the Hermetic and gnostic tradition, Hermetic-religious rites, magic, alchemy, apocalyptic vision, and the influence of Hermetic thought on Early Christian and medieval theologians. The volume […]

  • 26,5 x 20,5 cm., ca 350 pp.

Asclepius. De volkomen openbaring van Hermes Trismegistus

1995

About this Book: First Dutch translation of the Asclepius. Before the rediscovery of the Corpus Hermeticum, the Latin Asclepius (the Greek original is lost) was the only major Hermetic work known in the West. The work was probably written in the first centuries CE; the author reveals his familiarity with Egyptian mystery cults, Middle Platonist works, […]

  • ISBN: 978 3 7728 1698 7
  • Bound, 24,5 x 16,5 cm., 296 pp. illus., index

Adam Haslmayr. Der erste Verkünder der Manifeste der Rosenkreuzer

1994

About this Book: Study documenting the life and thought of a man whose very existence was long doubted. Haslmayr’s name and praise of the Bortherhood is mentioned on the title-page of the first edition of the first Rosicrucian Manifesto Fama Fraternitatis of 1614, but the enthusiastic response of Haslmayr himself, a Paracelsian and a devoted […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 263 1196 3
  • Bound, 26 x 18 cm., 183 pp.

Johannes Amos Comenius. Via lucis. De weg van het licht

1992

About this Book: Translation into Dutch of Via lucis, a work which Comenius wrote in England in 1641-1642 although it was not printed until 1668. Comenius dedicated the work to the then recently founded Royal Society in London. Via lucis is claimed to be Comenius’ only fully elaborated pansophical work and contains a reform programme […]

  • ISBN: 978 90 600 4406 3
  • Bound, 30,5 x 22 cm., 410 pp. 2 vols, illus.

Christ, Plato, Hermes Trismegistus. The Dawn of Printing

1990

About this book: Catalogue in two volumes containing the descriptions of 192 incunabula acquired between 1978 and 1989. Each item is described bibliographically, with attention to such details as bindings and provenances, but there is also marked emphasis on the texts themselves, which are placed within a wider intellectual context, whenever appropriate focusing also on […]

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