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Although there is death for individual forms, life is preserved through the fecundity of reproduction. Thus the individual forms are mortal, the archetypes are not: man is mortal, humankind, immortal. * See Translator’s Note on pp. 51-2. 56 Translation Associations [5] ‘However, the individual forms of all classes are mixed with all other classes; some of these were created early on; others were created from those which were made previously. Those which are created by gods, by daemons or by humans are the forms which bear the greatest similarity to their archetypes.

Asclepius, 26. 26. Manetho, History of Egypt, 1,1. 27. Plato, Phaedrus, 274. 28. Brian P. Copenhaver, Hermetica, pp. xiv-xv. 29. Iamblichus, De mysteriis, 1,1, tr. Clarke, Dillon and Hershbelt. 30. Gnôsis, Greek for knowledge, wisdom. 31. Nag Hammadi Library, ed. M. Robinson, p. 297. 32. Romans 11:12. 33. Hugh McGregor Ross, Gospel of Thomas, 28. 34. Corpus Hermeticum, 7,1. 35. Nag Hammadi Library, pp. 321-8. 36. P. Mahé, quoted by Copenhaver, xliv. 37. 329. 38. Ross, Gospel of Thomas, 22. 39. Asclepius, 32.

3. Asclepius, 1. 4. , 3. 5. Ibid. 6. Ibid. 7. , 32. 8. , 31. 9. ; cf. Corpus Hermeticum, 13,6, and Plato, Parmenides, 137-42. 10. Asclepius, 10. 11. Asclepius, 19. 12. , 6; cf. Corpus Hermeticum, 5,11; 11,20. 13. Ibid. 14. , 11; cf. Plato, Republic, X, 614-21. 15. Asclepius, 22. 16. , 11. 17. , 16. 18. , 28. 19. Asclepius, 13; cf. Plato, Timaeus, 34-6. The proportions of established musical scales express this reminder of unity. The exemplar of these scales is described by Plato when he discusses the formation of the world soul.

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