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Hermes or Mercury

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Fool, May 23, 2019.

  1. Fool

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    are mercury and hermes prophets?
     
  2. leov

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    Hermes definitely is. Not very familiar with Mercury legacy. Except M. is just another version of H.
     
  3. crossfire

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    Two separate, but related concepts. A prophet is a person who gets messages. Hermes is a messenger. The word "angel" means "messenger," so Hermes would be an angel in that regard, albeit somewhat of a trickster angel.
     
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  4. dingdao

    dingdao The eternal Tao cannot be told - Tao Te Ching

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    Hermes Trismegistus is the "person" referenced in the Corpus Hermeticum, which dates to ~ 2nd century ce.

    Hermes was in the Greek pantheon. Mercury was the equivelent in the Roman Pantheon.
     
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