Emerald Tablet

Emerald Tablet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Emerald Tablet, also known as Smaragdine Table, Tabula Smaragdina, or The Secret of Hermes, is a text purporting to reveal the secret of the primordial substance and its transmutations. It claims to be the work of Hermes Trismegistus ("Hermes the Thrice-Greatest"), a legendary Hellenistic combination of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. Below are shown several translations including the Arabic, the Latin, and one from Isaac Newton. The compact and cryptic text was highly regarded by European alchemists as the foundation of their art, in particular of its Hermetic tradition.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135669664
  • 9786135669664