The Magi

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Worshipers of the god Ormuzd, first met by Simon in Babylon, when they rescue him from capture by Alexander the Great’s soldiers and dispel spells cast by Alexander (acting as an earthly vessel for Ahriman) to cloud Simon’s mind and to track the Byzantine mercenary through the City. An elite order of priests drawn from religious systems and creeds across the world, they include “Chaldeans, the ruling caste of Babylon…Egyptian priests of Osiris, a Hebrew rabbi…Brahmin from India…Druids from the far North…blind priests of the Cimmerians who…were the ancestors of the Thracians and Macedonians.” (p. 69 - Dying for Tomorrow, 1st DAW printing, 1978).

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