sephiroth also sefirot. In the Cabbala, the ten means to infinity.

Sepher-Yezira Also Sefer Yetzira (The Book of Creation) in the Cabbala.

Zephyria. another name for Melos (Pape, I, 443). Zephyr (masculine in Greek and Latin) is the west wind or the god of the west wind.

Zopheira, Opheira. not found in Pape or Greek dictionary. I think Bely means to refer to Ophir the name of a place or region mentioned in the Ood Testament whence fine gold was obtained, the locality of which is still uncertain. In Heb. Job xxii. 24), we read: "It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir..." In 1 Kings 9:28 "and they went to Ophir, and brought from there gold,..." Bely also entitled his travel memoirs of Egypt, Sicily and Tunis as "Ofeira: Putevye zametki." (1921).

Ephyra an old name for Corinth. Pape, I, 423.

Aeria The ancient land of the Aryans, i.e. Indo-Europeans. Cf. Muller "in the Zend-Avesta the whole extent of the country occupied by the Aryans is likewise called Airya." (268).

glossolalia or glossalolia? Here is the word of the title in the text, and likely a mistake on Bely's part. For a fuller discussion see the preface notes.

It will encounter.... From the poem by Mikhail Lermontov, "Est' rechi -- znachen'e" (1839).

Ya-Az-Asia, Russian [ya] means "I," [Az] is Church Slavonic for "I."

Ra-Ar-Yar" [yar] is Russian for heat.

Zar Russian for "dawn."

Zhar Russian for "heat."

Shar Russian for "sphere."

Zaratas The Teacher of Pythagorus Cf. Pape, I, 438.

Zarei meaning a Jew Cf. Pape, I, 438,

Zarathustra! German for Zoroaster.

"I am with you to the end of time." Matthew 28:20 "I am with you always, even unto the end of the world." "so will ich immer und ewig bei euch wohnen..."