Author: S.J. Parris
He would translate for Cosimo the first fourteen, but the final manuscript, he said was too extraordinary, too momentous in its import, to put into the language of men hungry for power, for it revealed the greatest secret of Hermes Trismegistus, the lost wisdom of the Egyptians, a secret that could destroy the authority of the Christian church. This book would teach men nothing less than the secret of knowing the Divine Mind. It would teach men how to become like God.
Who wouldn’t want to become like God? Oh, guess that question was answered long ago….