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). Continue reading