magus


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Words related to magus

a magician or sorcerer of ancient times

a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

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Magus is renowned for creating classic designs that have stood the test of time and culminated in creating new trends.
10) This portrayal is the primary received tradition concerning Simon Magus and Nicolas that Christian medieval polemicists against Islam had at their disposal.
Of the several legends found in the apocryphal texts Acta Petri and the Passio, the one describing the aerial flight of Simon Magus became the most retold in literary sources and in art.
In the Passio, Simon Magus traveled with the intent of carrying out two specific goals: to promote himself as an apostle and to tarnish the reputation of the apostle Peter.