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MAGI MAGIC MAGISTERIAL

~ MAGI   id+ | WISDOM |       sug> IMAGINATION 
^u       note WISE MEN from MEDIA or MEDE 
~ MAGIC  id+ | what is BEYOND "NORMAL"|     sug> IMAGE 
         id+ | SCIENCE emerged from MAGIC | sug> IMAGINE 
         implies EXTRAORDINARY or           sug> MACHINE 
                 NOT UNDERSTOOD or          sug> MACHINATION 
~ MAGISTERIAL    id+ | MASTERED  AUTHORITY | 
                 id+ | WORTH TEACHING | 
  Persian MAGU   = MAGICIAN or PRIESTS or in
  sp      MAGO     MAGICIAN or SAGE 
          MAGICO   MAGIC    or ENCHANTING 
  indeur  MEG      GREAT as in MAGNIFY MAGNIFICENT 
          MAH      as in 
          MAHATMA  implying "GREAT ONE" also 
  eng     MAHARAJA or MAGNIFICENT 
                   points to 
  gr     MAGOS     from MEDEA points to PERSIA 
  lat    MAGISTER  MASTER 
  sp     CANTO     CHANT as in ENCHANTER 
  sp   ENCANTO     CHARM  CHARISMA  DELIGHT 
  ukr    CHARA     CHALICE  LIBATION CUP 
  gr  CHAIREIN     REJOICE  sug> CHARACTER 
  myth> CHARIS WAS THE PERSONIFICATION OF GRACE
  lit+  Toni MORRISON [#] 
        during her acceptance speech of the 1993
  Nobel Prize in literature said
  " WORDS EMPOWER MEDITATION ...
    FEND OFF THE SCARINESS OF THINGS WITH NO NAMES ...
    MAKE SOME SENSE OF OUR EXISTENCE ... "
  consider how MAGIC leads to ideas about
  CHARM  CHARIS  CHARISMA  WITCHCRAFT  SORCERY  WIZARDRY
  IMAGINATION MACHINATION  SIMONY 
  sc> ALCHEMY or EARLY CHEMICAL REACTIONS 
      WERE MAGIC LIKE 
  hx> some MAGIC RITUALS are preserved in 
      modern RELIGIOUS RITUALS  
  DOUSING or DOWSING as per BAPTISM  BLESSING 
  KADYLO or BURNING INCENSE 
  other rituals are gaining popularity 
  ASTROLOGY 
  GEOMANCY  
  CARTOMANCY 
  TAROT CARDS 
  hx> MAGI WERE FAMED IN THE ORIENT 
      AT THE TIME OF PLATO
  AS WISE or SAGES
  a notable MAGUS was ZOROASTER
  THE THREE WISE KINGS WELCOMED THE BIRTH OF
  JESUS WITH GIFTS        
  note in sp REYES MAGOS from MEDEA or MEDIA 
  called GASPAR  MELCHIOR and BALTHAZAR
  THEIR STORY EMERGES DURING THE 9th CENTURY
  art> A POPULAR MOTIF OF MANY CLASSIC PAINTINGS
       in the CHURCH of SAN APOLLINARE NUOVO in
  RAVENNA A BYZANTINE MOSAIC SHOWS THREE MAGI
  DRESSED IN PARTHIAN GARB        sug> PERSIA
  and a RED MITRAIC CAP 
  see> MITER  MITHRA  MITHRAS                
  ply> | WORDS WORK MAGIC alike to a 
         CHARISMATIC CHARACTER which can 
         CHARM with an 
         ENCHANTING CHANT from 
         KKKKCHARIS |  
  see> MEDIA
  sug> MEDE
  sug> SIMON MAGUS  
      

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