Definition of Hermetism

1. [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermetism

hermeneutician
hermeneuticians
hermeneutics
hermeneuts
hermes
hermetic
hermetic seal
hermetic seals
hermetical
hermetically
hermetically sealed
hermeticism
hermeticisms
hermeticity
hermetick
hermetism (current term)
hermetisms
hermetist
hermetists
hermicity
hermit
hermit crab
hermit crabs
hermit thrush
hermitage
hermitages
hermitaries
hermitary
hermitess
hermitesses

Literary usage of Hermetism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"Modest dues entitle the members to the organ of the Association, L'Hyper chimie, a monthly review of alchemy and hermetism founded in 1896. ..."

2. Treatise on the Great Art: A System of Physics According to Hermetic by Antoine-Joseph Pernety, Edouard Blitz (1898)
"None, however, must hope to behold the secret Sun of this Royal Art while he remains in darkness regarding the fundamental principles of physical hermetism, ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"... however, been studied in the secret societies of the initiated, which have preserved the traditions of the kabala, the mysteries of hermetism, ..."

4. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"Thus in Alchemy or Western hermetism (a variant on Eastern Esotericism) we find:— ' »— X. ft X. Sulphur Flamma Spiritus Hydrargyrum Natura Aqua Sal Mater ..."

5. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1903)
"Withal, as I have said before, there was coming over it all more hermetism and less practical alchemy. The honest followers sought some other gold than that ..."

6. Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans by Franz Valery Marie Cumont (1912)
"But it was a difficult task to reconcile astrology with national beliefs, as hermetism sought to do. For, astrology was not only a method of divination: it ..."

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