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Author/ Roelof van den Broek

  • 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
  • e-book, epub

Gnosis in de Oudheid – ebook

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 of […]

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  • 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 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 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 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 […]