By Sir E. A. Wallis Budge
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Such success as I had in collect ing manuscripts in the Tiyad country was also attributed to the blue beads, and the �ur'an amulets which I bought there. ul through the country of the Yazidis or Devil-worshippers, and under the protection of a bag of dust from �ubbah Idris our boat sailed in safety from Dulgo to Koshah in the Third Cataract. When the Shammar Arabs pillaged our caravan and stole our food and clothes and carried off our beasts they discussed the question as to whether they should cut our throats or strip us naked and turn us loose into the desert for God to kill by thirst and cold.
He took the TABLET of DESTINIES from Kingu's breast, and then one by one he caught the Eleven Allies of Tiamat in his net and trampled upon them. He smashed in the skull of TIAMAT with his club and, having split her body into two parts, he fashioned the vault of heaven out of one of them, and out of the other he constructed the abode of EA or the World-Ocean. This done , MARDUK set to work to arrange the heavens and the earth and everything which is in them in the order in which they now are. As the gods complained to him that there was no one to worship them or to bring offerings to them, MARDUK, 6 AMULETS AND TALISMANS after consultation with the other gods, determined to create man .
Rg, §r . FETISH The word FETISH is of Portuguese origin. e. e. e. " witch craft . " The word was, as D R . g. , which 16 AMULETS AND TALISMANS were in use among the Roman Catholic natives on the west coast of Africa in the XVth and XVIth centuries. The natives themselves used quite other words to describe their amulets and talismans which they regarded as " Medicine," because they healed sicknesses as well as warded off evils. Thus we have " Gri-gri , " " Juju," " Wong," " Monda," " Mkissi," " Biang, " etc.
Amulets and Talismans by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge