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02

Sep

victoriousvocabulary:

MAGI
[noun]
(Latin plural of magus; Ancient Greek: μάγος magos; Old Persian: magus; Persian: mogh; English singular magian, mage, magus, magusian, magusaean) a term used since at least the 4th century BC, to denote followers of Zoroaster, or rather, followers of what the Hellenistic world associated Zoroaster with, which was – in the main – the ability to read the stars, and manipulate the fate that the stars foretold. The meaning prior to the Hellenistic period is uncertain.
Pervasive throughout the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia until late antiquity and beyond, Greek mágos, “Magian” or “magician,” was influenced by (and eventually displaced) Greek goēs(γόης), the older word for a practitioner of magic, to include astrology, alchemy and other forms of esoteric knowledge. This association was in turn the product of the Hellenistic fascination for (Pseudo-) Zoroaster, who was perceived by the Greeks to be the “Chaldean” “founder” of the Magi and “inventor” of both astrology and magic. Among the skeptical thinkers of the period, the term “magian” acquired a negative connotation and was associated with tricksters and conjurers. This pejorative meaning survives in the words “magic” and “magician”.
In English, the term “magi” is most commonly used in reference to the Gospel of Matthew’s “wise men from the East”, or “three wise men”, though that number does not actually appear in Matthew’s account. The plural “magi” entered the English language around 1200, in reference to the Biblical magi of Matthew 2:1. The singular appears considerably later, in the late 14th century, when it was borrowed from Old French in the meaning magician together with magic.

victoriousvocabulary:

MAGI

[noun]

(Latin plural of magus; Ancient Greek: μάγος magos; Old Persian: magus; Persian: mogh; English singular magian, mage, magus, magusian, magusaean) a term used since at least the 4th century BC, to denote followers of Zoroaster, or rather, followers of what the Hellenistic world associated Zoroaster with, which was – in the main – the ability to read the stars, and manipulate the fate that the stars foretold. The meaning prior to the Hellenistic period is uncertain.

Pervasive throughout the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia until late antiquity and beyond, Greek mágos, “Magian” or “magician,” was influenced by (and eventually displaced) Greek goēs(γόης), the older word for a practitioner of magic, to include astrology, alchemy and other forms of esoteric knowledge. This association was in turn the product of the Hellenistic fascination for (Pseudo-) Zoroaster, who was perceived by the Greeks to be the “Chaldean” “founder” of the Magi and “inventor” of both astrology and magic. Among the skeptical thinkers of the period, the term “magian” acquired a negative connotation and was associated with tricksters and conjurers. This pejorative meaning survives in the words “magic” and “magician”.

In English, the term “magi” is most commonly used in reference to the Gospel of Matthew’s “wise men from the East”, or “three wise men”, though that number does not actually appear in Matthew’s account. The plural “magi” entered the English language around 1200, in reference to the Biblical magi of Matthew 2:1. The singular appears considerably later, in the late 14th century, when it was borrowed from Old French in the meaning magician together with magic.

01

Sep

30

Aug

theclashofqueens:

disney’s four seasons + seasons of my love

Far from just another love story. Dates that include eating deliciously salty take out, playing the latest video game and avoiding Decepticon fire. Phone calls that are a mix of sap and sass. Holding hands for dear life and because you can. And definitely for that not-so awkward moment where you can see yourself happily doing this with them forever.
25th Hour Myndset feat. Jason Caesar ;; One Minute More Capital Cities ;; Rise and Fall Adventure Club feat. Krewella ;; Treat Me Right ;; Keys N Krates ;; Stars Come Out Zedd feat. Heather Bright ;; Lessons In Love Kaskade feat. Neon Trees ;; Latch Disclosure feat. Sam Smith ;; Everlong Foo Fighters ;; Chasing Cars Snow Patrol ;; We Can Make the World Stop the Glitch Mob ;; Thinking About You Calvin Harris feat. Ayah Marar
There’s no one quite like you

Far from just another love story. Dates that include eating deliciously salty take out, playing the latest video game and avoiding Decepticon fire. Phone calls that are a mix of sap and sass. Holding hands for dear life and because you can. And definitely for that not-so awkward moment where you can see yourself happily doing this with them forever.

25th Hour Myndset feat. Jason Caesar ;; One Minute More Capital Cities ;; Rise and Fall Adventure Club feat. Krewella ;; Treat Me Right ;; Keys N Krates ;; Stars Come Out Zedd feat. Heather Bright ;; Lessons In Love Kaskade feat. Neon Trees ;; Latch Disclosure feat. Sam Smith ;; Everlong Foo Fighters ;; Chasing Cars Snow Patrol ;; We Can Make the World Stop the Glitch Mob ;; Thinking About You Calvin Harris feat. Ayah Marar

There’s no one quite like you

Art by Louise-Rosa

29

Aug

The AU list

TFP AU where more Autobots die except for Arcee because bias

TFP AU where there are more femmes on both sides

TFP AU where the writing isn’t all over the place and the tone is consistent

TFP AU where the focus audience is the older fans

TFP AU where they aren’t constricted by budgets

TFP AU were there are five seasons

TFP AU where every character gets a proper arc with proper conclusions

TFP AU where there are little to no missed opportunities

TFP AU where Starscream has guns on his heels

24

Aug

sasukeeuchiha:

"In the name of the moon, I will punish you!"

Usagi Tsukino for anonymous

22

Aug


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