The Unicus Magazine Blog – Robert Stanley – Who is Hermes? – 6 September 2012

Lucas 2012 Infos

Although I am 52 years old, only now am I beginning to carefully examine the truly amazing teachings of Hermes Trismegistus (thrice great or thrice born).

He was known as Hermes in Greece, as Thoth/Thoyth in Egypt, as Taaut in Phoenicia and as the god Mercury in Rome. He was known as a messenger or scribe of the gods that often carried a magic rod with twin snakes coiled around it called a caduceus which is not the symbol of the modern medical profession. That symbol is the rod of Asclepius (a Greek healer who was a student of Hermes).

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