Thrice-Greatest Hermes, Vol. 3, by G.R.S. Mead, , at sacred-texts.com
Libellus pro Christianis, 1 xxviii.; Schwartz (E.), p. 57, 24 (Leipzig, 1891). 2
Athenagoras was acquainted with a Greek literature circulated under the name of Hermes Trismegistus, to whom he refers as authority for his euhemeristic contention that the gods were once simply men. 3
220:1 Written probably about 176-177 A.D.
220:2 In Texte u. Untersuchungen (von Gebhardt and Harnack), Bd. iv.
220:3 Cf. R, pp. 2 and 160.