Plainly the Trismegistus of mankind at that date:—who is now, as usual, become a surprising Trismegistus to the new generations!
Trismegistus (thrice greatest), the Egyptian Hermes, regarded as the fountain of mysticism and magic.
Here already is to be found a most vital difference between Paul and Hermes Trismegistus.
For which, as appears, his Majesty was very grateful to the Trismegistus of men.
The Cyranides of Trismegistus treats of magic power and the medicinal virtues of precious stones, of plants, and of animals.