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Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941).  The Golden Bough.  1922.

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Abbas the Great, Shah of Persia, 289
Abbot of Unreason, 586
Abchases of the Caucasus, 534
Abduction of souls by demons, 186
Abeokuta, the Alake of, 295
Abipones of Paraguay, 254
Abonsam, an evil spirit, 555
Abruzzi, the Carnival in the, 303
Abscesses, cure for, 539
Absence and recall of the soul, 180
Abstinence, 136, 138
Abydos, 366; specially associated with Osiris, 367
Abyssinia, rain-making in, 66; rain-making priests on the borders of, 107
Acagchemem tribe of California, 499
Acaill, Book of, 273
Acosta, J. de, 587
Acts, tabooed, 194202
Adam of Bremen, 160
Adon, a Semitic title, 325
Adonis, and Aphrodite (Venus), 7, 8, 328; the myth of, 324327; in Syria, 327329; in Cyprus, 329335; ritual of, 335341; the gardens of, 341347; in relation to the pig, 471
Adonis, the river, 328, 336
Adoption, pretence of birth at, 14
Adultery of wife thought to spoil the luck of absent husband, 23, 24
Aegira, priestess of Earth at, 94
Aegis, Athena and the, 477
Aeneas, and the Golden Bough, 3, 163, 703, 706, 707; his vision of the glories of Rome, 149
Aeolus, King of the Winds, 81
Aesculapius, 5, 111, 301
Afghanistan, ceremony at the reception of strangers in, 196
Africa, magicians, especially rain-makers, as chiefs and kings in, 8486; human gods in, 98; rules of life or taboos observed by kings in, 169172; reluctance of people to tell their own names in, 247; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 595; dread and seclusion of menstruous women in, 604; birth-trees in, 681
Africa, British Central, heart of lion eaten to make eater brave in, 495
——, East, seclusion and purification of manslayers in, 214; infanticide in, 293; propitiation of dead lions in, 522
Africa, North, charms to render bridegroom impotent in, 241; Midsummer fires in, 631
——, South, rat’s hair as a charm in, 31; continence in war in, 211; seclusion of man-slayers in, 214; disposal of cut hair and nails in, 235; magic use of spittle in, 237; personal names tabooed in, 247; rites of initiation in, 497; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 595; dread of menstruous women in, 604; story of the external soul in, 677
——, West, magical functions of chiefs in, 85; reverence for silk-cotton trees in, 112; kings forced to accept office in, 176; fetish kings in, 177; traps set for souls in, 187; purification after a journey in, 197; custom as to blood shed on the ground, 229; rain-charms, 234; negroes of, 236; human sacrifices in, 433, 570; propitiation of dead leopard in, 523; the external soul in, 684; ritual of death and resurrection in, 697
Afterbirth, contagious magic of, 3941
Agar Dinka, the, 270
Agaric, superstitions as to, 618
Agdestis, a man-monster, 349
Age of magic, 55, 56
Agni, Indian fire-god, 708
Agricultural year, expulsion of demons timed to coincide with seasons of the, 575
Agrionia, festival at Orchomenus, 291
Agu, Mount, in Togo, wind-fetish on, 81; fetish priest on, 169
Ague, cure for, 545, 546
Aht of Nootka Indians, 599
Ainos, 481, 496, 515, 528, 530, 532; of Japan, 252, 505, 506, 660; of Saghalien, 20, 509
Akikuyu of British East Africa, 145, 604
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Roman version of, 671
Alake, the, of Abeokuta, 295
Alaska, respect of hunters for dead sables and bears in, 525; expulsion of evils in, 555; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 600
Alba Longa, 148; kings of, 149
Alban dynasty, 149; hills, 148; lake, 149; mountain, 149, 150, 167

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