Definitions for magi, the three
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word magi, the three
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Magi, the Three
the "wise men from the East" mentioned in Matt. ii.—Melchior, an old man, who brought gold, the emblem of royalty; Gaspar, a youth, who brought frankincense, the emblem of divinity; Balthazar, a Moor, who brought myrrh, the emblem of humanity—and who were eventually regarded as the patron saints of travellers.
Find a translation for the magi, the three definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these magi, the three definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"magi, the three." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/magi, the three>.