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The Poemandres (the Shepherder of Men)


Commentary on the Poemandres, the Shepherd of Men from The Corpus Hermeticum

by G. R. S. Mead  (1863-1933)

Tabula Smaragdina or The Table of Emerald 

Perhaps the oldest of the Alchemical works or myths.  The Emerald Tablet was supposed to have been created by the Egyptian god Thoth himself.  It is the secret of alchemy, the souce for the ability to turn base metals to gold.  Various texts have appeared which claim to be the original transcription or translations thereof. 

A briefe Commentarie of Hortulanus the Philosopher, upon the Smaragdine Table of Hermes of Alchimy appeared in Francis Bacon's The mirror of alchimy, London 1597.

Said to be found in the Sepulchre of Hermes with glosses (in italic) by John Everard, Doctor of Divinity finished at Fulham on Sunday August 9, 1640.

Various copies of this work, the Latin transcript, the various translations, and commentaries can be found in the Miskatonic University On Line Library under the heading "Table of Emerald"



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