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Μάγος [α^], ου, , Magian, one of a Median tribe, Hdt.1.101, Str. 15.3.1: hence, as belonging to this tribe,
2. one of the priests and wise men in Persia who interpreted dreams, Hdt.7.37, al., Arist.Fr. 36, Phoen.1.5, Ev.Matt.2.1.
3. enchanter, wizard, esp. in bad sense, impostor, charlatan, Heraclit.14, S.OT387, E.Or.1498 (lyr.), Pl.R.572e, Act.Ap.13.6, Vett. Val.74.17: also fem., Luc.Asin.4, AP 5.15 (Marc. Arg.).
II. μάγος, ον, as Adj., magical, “μάγψ τέχνῃ πράττειν τιPhilostr.VA1.2; “κεστοῦ φωνεῦσα μαγώτεραAP5.120 (Phld.). (Opers. maguš 'Magian'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1498
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.101
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.37
    • New Testament, Acts, 13.6
    • New Testament, Matthew, 2.1
    • Plato, Republic, 572e
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 387
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.3.1
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 1.2
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