Magi   - in ancient sources @

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  Magi   - a caste of wise men in Persia and surrounding areas
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  + Magus
Apul:Flor_15   and studied under the Magi of Persia, more especially
Athen_12.530   in his place among the Magi,
Cic:Tusc_1.108   It is customary with the Magi, to bury none of their
ExcBarb_51B   stus, on 1st January the Magi brought him gifts and worshi
ExcBarb_52A   had been tricked by the Magi, he sent out his murderers
Just_1.9   named Prexaspes, one of the Magi. But in the meantime,
Just_1.10   [1.10] & & The Magi being slain, the glory of the nobl
Just_12.13   the world, one of the Magi warned him "not to enter the
Lucian:Macr_4   Also the so-called Magi, a prophetic caste consecrated to
Plin:HN_6.116   another place belonging to the Magi is the town of Ecbatana
Plin:HN_36.139   spells, especially those of the Magi.
Plin:HN_36.142   with wax, scrofulous tumours. The Magi are said to make use
Plin:HN_37.54   the abominable falsehoods of the Magi, since in very many of
Plin:HN_37.118   elsewhere, the falsehoods of the Magi, who tell us that this
Plin:HN_37.124   'eyelid of Venus.' [124] The Magi falsely claim that the amethyst
Plin:HN_37.135   rare. According to them, the Magi hunt for it zealously because
Plin:HN_37.142-147 *   the household. According to the Magi, there is an agate of
Plin:HN_37.155   the false allegations of the Magi, is the most miraculous of
Plin:HN_37.165   on the part of the Magi, who say that when the
Plin:HN_37.169   frauds perpetrated by the Magi. Zachalias of Babylon, in
Plin:HN_37.185   Indus and used by the Magi, but, apart from this, nothing
Plin:HN_37.192   the abominable falsehoods of the Magi.
Polyaen_7.10.1   After killing the Magi, who had usurped the government
Polyaen_7.11.2   ans agreed to attack the Magi by night, he suggested that
Porph:Fr_40   of Cyrus, Smerdes the Magus, who married Pantaptes the
POxy_1380   sians Latina ; among the Magi Korē, Thapseusis; at
ValMax_1.6e.1   into blood. Whereupon the Magi being consulted, advised him
ValMax_3.2e.2   and cruel tyranny of the Magi, having cast down one of

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