A Dark Brown Dog by Stephen Crane
traveled to Bethlehem, following a bright star, to present gifts to the infant Jesus. The term magi (singular, magus) come from the Greek word magoi, a rendering of a Persian word for members of a priestly caste. The Gospel of Matthew (Chapter 2, Verse 11) says: "And entering into the house, they found the child with Mary his mother, and falling down they adored him: and opening their treasures, they offered him gifts—gold, frankincense, and myrrh."
These offerings, though valuable, were not as important
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