Sentence Examples


  • The word drill is always used to render the Latin magus, and in one passage St Columba speaks of Christ as his Druid.
  • For occidental writers, Zoroaster is always the Magus, or the founder of the whole Magian system (Plut.
  • These Acts, which Ficker holds were written as a continuation and completion of the canonical Acts of the Apostles, deal with Peter's victorious conflict with Simon Magus, and his subsequent martyrdom at Rome under Nero.
  • The Supreme Magus, Dr William Wynn Westcott, has written its History (1900), with other important works on the subject, and the published Transactions of the Society are most valuable.
  • And this decision is not affected by the fact that in certain Gnostic sects figured historical personages such as Simon Magus and Menander.