Definition of Hermes Trismegistus in English:

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Hermes Trismegistus

Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪsməˈdʒɪstəs/
A legendary figure regarded by Neoplatonists and others as the author of certain works on astrology, magic, and alchemy.


Latin, 'thrice-greatest Hermes', in reference to Thoth, identified with Hermes.

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