(Christian Bible) The wise men that met the baby Jesus at the Epiphany (traditionally considered to be three in number and usaully named Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar).
(astronomy) The three bright stars that form Orion's Belt.
Magi Sentence Examples
Gold, with myrrh and frankincense were offered by the Persian Magi to the infant Jesus at his birth; and in Revelation viii.
The extent to which he was influenced by the Magi and the Eastern astrologists is a matter of pure conjecture.
The church of Notre-Dame contains a fine De Crayer (The Adoration of the Magi), Michelangelo's marble group of the Virgin and Child, and the fine monuments with gilded copper effigies of Charles the Bold and his daughter, Mary of Burgundy.
Beside the grotto of the Nativity other traditional sites are shown within the church, such as the Altar of the Magi, the Tomb of Eusebius, the cave wherein Jerome made his translation of the Bible, &c.
132) has to say is that the Magi sang "the theogony " at their sacrifices, Pausanias is able to add (v.