Item #31036 HYMNS AND INITIATIONS. Thomas Taylor.


Guildford: The Prometheus Trust, 2004. Thomas Taylor Series V; xii, 322 pages. Item #31036

Cloth bound in very good condition.

This book reprints the 1824 second edition of Taylor's Mystical Hymns of Orpheus, including 87 hymns together with a dissertation on the life and theology of Orpheus, and extensive additional notes replete with the translator's insights into the Orders of the Gods. The essay which accompanied the 1787 first edition, and which is substantially different from that of the second edition, is added here. Also included: Six hymns of Proclus; Boethius' 'Hymn to Jove'; Emperor Julian's `To the Mother of The Gods'; Eighteen hymns by Thomas Taylor and a simplified initial guide to the Greek Theogony, by the editors.

Price: $40.00

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