Hermetic Arcanum: The Secret Work of the Hermetic Philosophy (Collectanea Hermetica #1) (Paperback)

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The Hermetic Arcanum (Arcanum Hermeticum) was originally written in Latin and published in 1623 by Jean d'Espagnet, signed using the motto "Penes nos unda Tagi". Espagnet was an Alchemist and Mystic, and the Arcanum describes the procedure of one school of Alchemists in the search for the secret of the Philosopher's Stone. The Collectanea Hermetica is a 10 volume set of Occult Hermetic books edited by William Wynn Westcott. The volumes are as follows: 1) Hermetic Arcanum, 2) The Divine Pymander, 3) A Short Enquiry Concerning the Hermetic Art, 4) sch Mezareph, 5) Somnium Scipionis, 6) Chald an Oracles of Zoroaster, 7) Euphrates, or the Waters of the East, 8) Egyptian Magic, 9) Numbers, 10) Sepher Yetzirah. The volumes include several original translations, commentaries, and copious notes. It is a valuable resource for all students of Hermeticism, Alchemy, Kabalah and western esotericism in general.

About the Author

William Wynn Westcott (1848-1925) was an English Rosicrucian and Theosophist, Magus of the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia, and founder of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Westcott was a prolific writer on occult subjects, including numerous articles in theosophical periodicals, Rosicrucian pamphlets, and several books, including his 10 volume Collectanea Hermetica.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781544097046
ISBN-10: 1544097042
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: March 6th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Collectanea Hermetica