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David Myatt – Opera Omnia

The following works, currently (2017) available as printed books, represent those writings of mine which may, just may in my fallible opinion, have some worth. The texts included in these published works were mostly written in 2012-2013; the exceptions being my Greek translations, some poetry, and some letters written between 2006 and 2011.

As far as I am concerned the rest of my writings, spanning some four decades, are either (i) hubriatic/tending toward hubris, or, as in the case of post-2011 material, (ii) can and should be forgotten, being only transitory scribblings.

Furthermore, all pre-2011 writings, save for (i) the translations and the poetry listed below, and some private letters written between 2002 and 2011, or (ii) included in the other works listed below, are disowned and rejected by me.


Note: All the books (with the exception of the Poemandres) are 11 inches x 8.5 inches in format, which is somewhat larger than the conventional ‘trade paperback’. The Poemandres is 6 inches by 9 inches in format, being a standard book size version of the previously published large format Mercvrii Trismegisti Pymander.

1. The Numinous Way of Pathei-Mathos

82 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484096642
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics

Contents: Prefatory Note. 1 Conspectus. 2 The Way of Pathei-Mathos – A Philosophical Compendium. 3 Some Personal Musings On Empathy. 4 Enantiodromia and The Reformation of The Individual. 5 Society, Politics, Social Reform, and Pathei-Mathos. 6 The Change of Enantiodromia. 7 The Abstraction of Change as Opposites and Dialectic. Appendix I – The Principle of Dika. Appendix II – Glossary of Terms and Greek Words.

2. Religion, Empathy, and Pathei-Mathos: Essays and Letters Regarding Spirituality, Humility, and A Learning From Grief

60 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484097984
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics

Letters and essays – some autobiographical in nature – concerning religion, redemption, expiation, and humility, and relating to the numinous way – the philosophy – of pathei-mathos.

Contents: I Numinous Expiation. II Questions of Good, Evil, Honour, and God. III Blue Reflected Starlight. IV Fifty Years of Diverse Peregrinations.

3. Myngath

94 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484110744
BISAC: Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

Some Recollections of a Wyrdful and Extremist Life  [Revised April 2013 edition]

4. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

94 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484128220
BISAC: Drama / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
A Translation

5. Sophocles – Oedipus Tyrannus

112 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484132104
BISAC: Drama / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
A Translation

6. Sophocles – Antigone

88 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484132067
BISAC: Drama / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
A Translation

7. One Exquisite Silence

24 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484179932
BISAC: Poetry / General

Some autobiographical poems

8. Understanding and Rejecting Extremism

58 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1484854266

9. Corpus Hermeticum: Eight Tractates

190 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1976452369
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics

A Translation of and Commentary on tractates I, III, IV, VI, VIII, XI, XII, XIII of the Corpus Hermeticum.


Tractate I. Ποιμάνδρης. Poemandres.
Tractate III. Ιερός Λόγος. An Esoteric Mythos.
Tractate IV. Ἑρμοῦ πρὸς Τάτ ὁ κρατῆρ ἡ μονάς. Chaldron Or Monas.
Tractate VI. ̔́Οτι ἐν μόνῳ θεῷ τὸ ἀγαθόν ἐστιν ἀλλαχόθι δὲ οὐδαμοῦ. That In The Theos Alone Is Nobility And Not Anywhere Else
Tracate VIII. Ὅτι οὐδὲν τῶν ὄντων ἀπόλλυται ἀλλὰ τὰς μεταβολὰς ἀπωλείας καὶ θανάτους πλανώμενοι λέγουσιν. That no beings are lost, despite mortals mistakenly claiming that such transformations are death and a loss.
Tractate XI. Νοῦς πρὸς Ἑρμῆν. From Perceiverance To Hermes.
Tractate XII. Περὶ νοῦ κοινοῦ πρὸς Τάτ. To Thoth, Concerning Mutual Perceiveration.
Tractate XIII. Ερμού του τρισμεγίστου προς τον υιόν Τάτ εν όρει λόγος απόκρυφος περί παλιγγενεσίας και σιγής επαγγελίας. On A Mountain: Hermes Trismegistus To His Son Thoth, An Esoteric Discourse Concerning Palingenesis And The Requirement of Silence

10. Poemandres

78 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1495470684
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics

A Translation of and Commentary on the Poemandres part of the Corpus Hermeticum.

11. Homer – The Odyssey: Books 1, 2 & 3

60 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1495402227
BISAC: Drama / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
A Translation of Books 1, 2, & 3

12. One Vagabond In Exile From The Gods: Some Personal and Metaphysical Musings

46 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1502396105
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics
A collection of essays written in 2014

13. Sarigthersa: Some Recent Essays

50 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1512137149
BISAC: Philosophy / Metaphysics

14. The Gospel According To John: A Translation And Commentary – Volume I

Chapters 1-4

40 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1548913670
BISAC: Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament

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