1 "Amulets of Ancient Egypt," p. 6.

2 Has this any relation to Abraka and dabra, i.e. "Most blessed word"? or "I will bless the Word"?

3 A vast literature on the use of God's names and the magic of numbers has grown up called Kutub al Ruhaniyat on Geomancy, Orithomancy and dreams.

4 Hughes' Dictionary, p. 304.

5 The Jewish Encyclopedia, Vol. I, art. Amulet.

6 "Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians," Lane, p. 255.

7 Wackidi 429, Aghani 14:163; Buchari 4:33.

8 "Fetishism in West Africa."

9 Mishkat, 21:1.

10 See Hughes' Dictionary of Islam, art. "Da'wa."

11 (Seemingly not used in the book for some reason.)

12 "Qanoon-e-Islam," by Herklots, London.

13 I. e., an amulet with the name of Ali.