The Magi also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were, in the
Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners ...
Dec 23, 2014 ... Few biblical stories are as well known, yet so clouded by myth and tradition, as
that of the magi, or wise men, mentioned by Matthew. During the ...
Most of what we associate with the “Magi” is from early church traditions. Most
have assumed that there were three of them since they brought three specific
It also caused a group of wise men who were from the East, known as the Magi,
to plan and embark on a 1,000+ mile perilous journey in order to pay homage to
Dec 14, 2010 ... This article will examine many of the details given in Scripture concerning the
magi. Who were they? How did they learn about the King of the ...
The three wise men, also known as magi, were men belonging to various
educated classes. Our English word magician comes from this same root. But
Early Christian writers said the Magi were Zoroastrian priests (see this Catholic
Bible history link). Not a single early Church writer calls the Magi "kings.
Dec 24, 2011 ... Because magi is an ancient word referring to pagan astrologers. .... little did they
know that they were asking for him by the very title that would ...
The History of the Christmas Story - Who were the Wisemen or Magi? What did
they see in the sky? Why did they bring such strange presents for a baby?
Gentiles, but it is equally plausible that they were Jews. 1. INTRODUCTION.
Matthew's story of the magi in 2:1-12 is one of the best-known and most loved ...