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
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.
A reader in Springfield The Gospel of Matthew mentions the Magi who came from
the East ... Exactly who the magi were though remains somewhat of a mystery.
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
Concerning the group of magi who came to find the King of the Jews, Matthew 2
says only that they arrived from the East by following "His star." According to ...
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 ...
Since the Magi were professional astronomers as well as astrologers, the
mention of their visit to Jerusalem was Matthew's way of securing the testimony of