Hermes Trismegistus

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Hermes Trismegistus (Ancient Greek: Ἑρμῆς ὁ Τρισμέγιστος, "thrice-greatest Hermes") is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. He is frequently seen as a combination of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. The texts attributed to him deal with magic, astrology, alchemy and philosophy. They are essentially religious neo-platonic texts dating no earlier than the second or third century CE.

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