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noun as in magus

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That’s when many believe the “Magi” or “wise men” or “three kings” arrive to see the newborn baby Jesus.

From Time

In the New Testament’s Gospel of Matthew, three wise men, or Magi, are guided to the site of the Nativity by the star.

From Fortune

The long journey of the Magi—the Wise Men—in pursuit of a single star.

This book looks at the origins of St. Nicholas, the Magi, and so on.

According to the Koran, an angel will weigh both men and women in a great balance; this idea, too, is taken from the magi.

If, then, we regard Zoroaster as being the founder of the Magi, we must throw back his epoch considerably further than this date.

Marcellinus and Peter, representing the Adoration of the Magi.

He directed the magi to consider the subject, and to give him their opinion.

The Jews had the real fire from heaven, and the Magi pretended to have received theirs from the upper regions likewise.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magi, such as: magician, sage, seer, and wizard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.