Looking for the original latin or greek Corpus Hermeticum online somewhere in text format (i.e. not a PDF). Does such a thing exist?


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Online versions of the Greek text are available at:

It is not clear whether these Greek texts incomplete, however; they are suspiciously short.

A Latin version appears to be available on the blog Pymander Aquarian: The Pymander in Latin.

Ficino's Latin translation is easier to find as a scanned version than as text, e.g.

  • Are the greek ones complete? They seem to be only one page.
    – Lance
    Commented May 1, 2020 at 22:02
  • I thought the first one had at least a "forward" button; I notice now that that button is not functional :-(
    – Tsundoku
    Commented May 1, 2020 at 22:05

Is this what you want? I don't think you're going to find a text for free. I only just found this like 10 minutes ago. It appears to be complete.


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    What language is this?
    – bobble
    Commented May 26, 2021 at 23:40
  • @bobble It appears to be volume I of: Scott, Walter (1924–1936). Hermetica: The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings Which Contain Religious or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus. Vol. I–IV. Oxford: Clarendon Press. OCLC 601704008.
    – shoover
    Commented May 28, 2021 at 4:05

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