Lactantius in the third century and Augustine in the fourth refer to the Hermetic writings and accept the legend of Hermes Trismegistus without question. Other abilities seem more like they could come from either the Staff or the Spear, but the Ares abilities make it obvious that our power is still coming from the Spear, which sort of ruins the whole point of the dlc for me. . The work was attributed, probably incorrectly, in the ninth century to Lucius Apuleius of Madauros. I would have loved to have the abilities that the heavy Izzy soldiers use. The staff, which is actually classified as a spear frustratingly enough, doesn't have any skills that come close to something like immortality. In both instances we see you summon a spear to either fight with or set down as a beacon to slow enemies. However, Oboro's mortal flesh is breaking down from the blood's power in the long term, and its immortal attributes are only prolonging his suffering. In their new role as The Keeper, our Eagle Bearer must scour the simulation of Elysium to gain the strength and insight to wield the Staff of Hermes Trismegistus. Also, I feel like it'd be nice to get have the option to get them sooner instead of throughout ep1/2/3 so you can actually play with them for most of the dlc. Bruno, Giordano Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Yes you SAY in the dlc that you feel a stronger connection with the staff, but from a gameplay standpoint, the staff is still nothing more then a spear that can summon a temporary overshield. Hermes Trismegistus "The thrice greatest Hermes," the name given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, the god of wisdom, learning, and literature. A full history of Hermetism remains to be written. . If they had no problem with this, I see no problem with their being multiple staffs on the battlefield. London, 1906. The Staff of Hermes Trismegistus (Assassin's Creed) was a Piece of Eden that, amongst others, could grant its holder immortality. Cool. On a diff topic, Also why can’t we do the attacks that some of our enemies do? Festugière; A.-J. Hermes Trismegistus. The many Christian elements to be found in these mystic scriptures were ascribed to plagiarism. Hermélisme et mystique païenne (Paris, 1967); R L. Fleischer. The Resurrection Elixir (Marvel Cinematic Universe) is a potion synthesized from the bones of the Dragons, that grants immortality. As "scribe of the gods," Hermes was also the author of all strictly sacred writings. The Golden Apples of Idunn (Marvel Comics) give youth, vigor, and virtual immortality. 2 vols. Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology. ). A series of early Egyptian books is attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, who may have been a real savant, or may be a personification of a long succession of writers. Christian thought is not evident; indeed, Augustine condemned “Hermes the Egyptian, called Trismegistus” for the idolatry and magic found in some of the writings. Festugière; III, Fragments extrait de Stobée, I-XXII, text verified and translated by A.-J. Festugière, and Fragments divers, text verified by A. D. Nock and translated by A.-J. In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. (October 16, 2020). ." If the spear’s gone, there’s a lot stronger motivation for Kassandra to complete Alethia’s Atlantis simulations and bind the staff’s power to her own. I've died more in this DLC episode than the ENTIRE rest of the game combined. While probably not in its original form, having been remodeled during the first centuries of the Christian Era and incorrectly translated since, this work undoubtedly contains many of the original concepts of the Hermetic cultus. Retrieved October 16, 2020 from