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This is the first volume of three of G.R.S. Mead's comprehensive survey of the literature attributed to the legendary Egyptian sage, Hermes Trismegistus.

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George Robert Stowe Mead (Nuneaton, 22 March 1863–28 September 1933) was an autho
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Published January 3rd 2012 (first published April 21st 2009)
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Dense, but Informative

So many more current writers researching the roots of Gnostic thought quote Mead. There is an abundance of sorting through earlier scholars happening in this work. Pay attention to the Footnotes. I plan on starting Volume II next!
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George Robert Stowe Mead (22 March 1863 in Peckham, Surrey (Nuneaton, Warwickshire?) – 28 September 1933 in London) was an English historian, writer, editor, translator, and an influential member of the Theosophical Society, as well as the founder of the Quest Society. His scholarly works dealt mainly with the Hermetic and Gnostic religions of Late Antiquity, and were exhaustive for the time perio ...more
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