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Simon, Magus, active 1st century

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Personal name headingSimon, Magus, active 1st century
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Variant(s)Simon, Magus, 1st cent.
Simon Magus, active 1st century
Simon, the Magician, active 1st century
Simon, the Sorcerer, active 1st century
Beginning date00
Found inDissertatio iuridica de involucris Simoniae detectis ... 1736: title page (Simoniae)
OCLC, April 30, 1999 (hdg.: Simon, Magus, 1st cent.)
Encyclopedia Britannica, 1992 (Simon Magus (Latin), Simon the Magician, or the Sorcerer (fl. 1st century AD); mentioned in Acts of the Apostles 8:9-24)
English Wikipedia, viewed September 6, 2022 (Simon Magus; Greek: Σιμον ὀ μάγος; Latin: Simon Magus;, also known as Simon the Sorcerer or Simon the Magician; religious figure whose confrontation with Peter is recorded in Acts 8:9-24. The act of simony, or paying for position, is named after Simon who tried to buy his way into the power of the Apostles)