Guardian of the Road: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Hermes

Guardian_of_the_Road_Cover_for_KindleBy KS Roy and the Editorial Board of Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Price: $10.99 (paperback)
Publication Date: 13 December 2012
Place of Publication: Asheville, North Carolina
ISBN: 1480228826 / 978-1480228825
Pages: 172 pp
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 5.5″x8.5″

He is the Messenger of the Gods and the Keeper of the Flocks, the Luck-Bringer and the Trickster, the Protector of the Home and the Guardian of the Road and all who travel it. Hermes is a diverse God of many names, talents, and masks.

In this anthology by his modern devotees, you will find art, poetry, hymns, rituals, and essays.

Come, and meet the Immortal Guide.

Guardian of the Road can be purchased through Amazon — in both paperback and Kindle formats — and and through Barnes and Noble.

ATTENTION Librarians, Teachers and Retailers: Guardian of the Road is also available at reduced cost for academic institutions, lending libraries (public and private) and retailers. Check our online store, or email with any questions.

All of the proceeds from Guardian of the Road – as well as many of the other volumes in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina series – will be used to help promote the revival of the worship of the Greek and Egyptian Gods, with a portion of the proceeds given to a worthy charitable organization in their name.  So, not only will you be getting a wonderful book about the modern worship of Hermes – but your money will be going to do good work and help the revival of ancient polytheistic religions.

We are rebuilding the Library of Alexandria one book at a time!

Table of Contents
Cover Art: “Hermes Diptych” by Audrey Frank Anastasi
Frontispiece: “Hermes” by K.S. Roy — ii
Introduction by K.S. Roy — 1
Guardian of the Road by K.S. Roy — 2
To Hermes Enodios by Jennifer Lawrence — 3
Hermes Among Us by Amanda Sioux Blake — 5
Hymn to Hermes by Solongo Dulaan — 6
In Honor of Hermes by Galina Krasskova — 7
I Sing of Hermes by Michael Routery — 9
Hidden Acrostic by Jason Ross Inczauskis — 10
Hymn to Hermes I by Rebecca Buchanan — 11
The Guide by D.L. Wood — 12
Heliotrope Hedgerow by Christa A. Bergerson — 14
Prayer to Hermes by Sarenth Odinsson — 15
Hymn to Hermes II by Rebecca Buchanan — 16
For Hermes by Ariana Dawnhawk — 17
To Hermes by Amanda Sioux Blake — 18
Summoning Hermes Betwixt the Night by Christa A. Bergerson — 19
Hermes at the Gate by Jennifer Lawrence — 22
Hymn to Hermes III by Rebecca Buchanan — 24
“Hermes Angelos” by D.L. Wood — 25
Prayers to Hermes by D.L. Wood — 26
Neos Hermes, The Great Translator by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 28
To Hermes at the Crossroads of Earth and Sky by Ariana Dawnhawk — 41
Hymn to Hermes IV by Rebecca Buchanan — 42
The Naming by Melia Suez — 43
Dionysus & Hermes by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 44
Hermes Kriophoros by K.S. Roy — 47
A Kriophoria Ritual for Groups by Amanda Sioux Blake — 49
Hymn to Hermes V by Rebecca Buchanan — 52
“Hermes Psychopompos” by D.L. Wood — 53
Hermes’ Temple by D.L. Wood — 54
115th avenue off-ramp Denver 4 April 10:33 pm by Rebecca Buchanan — 57
Westwards by Hélio Pires — 59
Hymn to Hermes & Hekate by Rebecca Buchanan — 69
Hermekate’s Moment by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 70
64 Adorations for Hermes by Jennifer Lawrence — 73
Arcadia by Ariana Dawnhawk — 75
Strange Beasts by Jason Ross Inczauskis — 76
Hermes Propylaios by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 99
Hermes Thank You by Ariana Dawnhawk — 102
Prayer to Hermes by D.L. Wood — 103
Prayer to Hermes I by Rebecca Buchanan — 104
Prayer to Hermes II by Rebecca Buchanan — 105
Khthonic Hermes – The Magician by Amanda Sioux Blake — 106
All Your Faces by Jennifer Lawrence — 113
Gods & Planets: Hermes and Mercury in Archetypal Astrology by K.S. Roy — 115
Travels with Hermes: Building a Portable Shrine for the God of Roads by Rebecca Buchanan — 121
Maia by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 123
A Musician’s Prayer to Hermes by Rebecca Buchanan — 125
Hymn to Hermes 1 by Sarenth Odinsson — 126
Hymn to Hermes 2 by Sarenth Odinsson — 127
Hymn to Hermes 3 by Sarenth Odinsson — 128
44 Adorations of Hermes by Rebecca Buchanan — 129
The Account of Hermaphroditos by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 131
Trickster by Samantha Chapman — 133
Antinous Neos Hermes by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 146
Hermes Haiku I by Rebecca Buchanan — 149
Hermes in America by Jennifer Lawrence — 150
Hermes Prayer by K.S. Roy — 154
Appendix: Our Contributors — 155
About Bibliotheca Alexandrina — 162
Current Titles — 163
Forthcoming Titles — 164


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