Hermes-trismegistus



noun
1.
a name variously ascribed by Neoplatonists and others to an Egyptian priest or to the Egyptian god Thoth, to some extent identified with the Grecian Hermes: various mystical, religious, philosophical, astrological, and alchemical writings were ascribed to him.
/ˌtrɪsməˈdʒɪstəs/
noun
1.
a Greek name for the Egyptian god Thoth, credited with various works on mysticism and magic

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