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Aleister Crowley

Poimandres (Greek: Poimandris also referred to as Poemandres, Poemander or Pimander) may be the first tractate within the Corpus Hermeticum.

Initially designed in Greek, the title was formerly understood to mean “Man-Shepherd” in the words poimin and anir, but recent reports on its etymology allege that it’s really produced from the Egyptian phrase Peime-nte-re meaning “Understanding of Re” or “Knowledge of Re”.

It’s also a kind of deity, or attribute of God as nous or “mind” as expressed within the following translations

John Everard translation:

G. R. S. Mead translation:

Salaman, Van Oyen and Wharton translation: