Ebony teti mature
Instead of Hermeticism, a return to Hermetism is invisaged.
Not the Qabalah (Jewish or Christian), but the Ancient Egyptian Mystery Tradition (or Kemetism) is the backbone of the Western Tradition.
For the Greeks, Thoth was "Hermes, Trismegistos", indicative of both his antiquity and greatness.
Because of the important influence of the native intellectual milieu on the genesis of this Alexandro-Egyptian cultural form, had to refer to the Persian period ...
Many other Greek themes are to be found in the published in 1992, the Egyptian influence was confirmed, although besides the negative view on the body, he also identified the depreciation of the world, the celestial voyage of the soul (or mystical initiation - cf.
This Late Hellenistic Hermetism would survive and eventually fire the European Renaissance and humanism.
Thus the Greek tradition of the origin of their philosophy in Egypt undoubtedly contains more of the truth than has in recent years been conceded.
(...) The habit, later so prevalent among the Greeks, of interpreting philosophically the function and relations of the Egyptian gods (...) had already begun in Egypt before the earliest Greek philosophers were born ..." - Indeed, the Greek words "nous" ("mind, thinking, perceiving") and "noés" ("perceive, observe, recognize, understand"), could be derived from the Egyptian "nu" ("nw"), "to see, look, perceive, observe" : is a codification of the Egyptian religion.
Ptolemy I Soter (304 - 282 BCE) and his son Ptolemy II Philadelphus (282 - 246 BCE) promised to publish the secret literature of the three groups of citizens of Egypt : native Egyptians, Greeks and Jews.
For him, Hermetism is the Greek version of a redaction of Egyptian literature. Let us conjecture the emergence, under the first three Ptolemies, of a Greek elitist version of the Egyptian religion, a Graeco-Egyptian religion, and this among the upper native classes (of priest, scribes, administrators & high-skilled workmen).