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Medieval and Early Modern Greek Manuscripts : Corpus Hermeticum and Plotinus' Enneads

Medieval and Early Modern Greek Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> This manuscript contains the so-called <i> Corpus Hermeticum and Plotinus' Enneads</i>. The <i> Corpus Hermeticum</i> is a collection of philosophical-theological treatises comprising elements of magic and astrology, traditionally ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, identified with the Egyptian god Thoth. The <i> Enneads</i> are the collection of the works of the neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus, collected by his pupil Porphyry. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'> The manuscript was copied in the 16th century, probably around the 1550s, as the watermarks suggest, by the prolific scribe Camillo Zanetti, his father Bartolomeo, and another contemporary scribe in Italy, where the Zanettis were active.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'> Dr Erika Elia</p>

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