The Magi

The biblical Magi, also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were, in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. (wiki)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bisotun Where there is an inscription mentioning the Magi, though of course not the Biblical ones
Cologne Cathedral Their remains are contained in a shrine
Istanbul The remains were previously kept at Haghia Sophia
Old City of Jerusalem Here they met King Herod


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