Simon Magus

Canaanite - A Samaritan sorcerer. He is alleged to have flown above the throng in Rome where Peter, worried that this magical feat might make the people believe that Simon had divine powers, prayed to God who caused the sorcerer to fall to the ground, breaking his leg in three places. In another story, he volunteered to be buried alive, proposing to reappear after three days. He was never seen again. Also called Simon Magus.
Irish - A sorcerer. In Irish myth, his sons raped Tlachtga, a goddess and druidess, who produced three sons, each with a different father. In some references, called Simon Magus.

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