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

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Egypt, ancient, theocratic despotism of, 48; magicians in, 52, 261; confusion of magic and religion in, 53; ceremonies for the regulation of the sun, 78; kings blamed for the failure of the crops in, 87; sacred beast responsible for the course of nature in, 87; human gods in, 96, 265; kings of, 104, 142, 174, 238, 333, 378; queen of, 142; personal names in, 245; reapers’ lamentations and invocations to Isis in, 338, 371, 424, 443, 444; sacrifice of red-haired men in, 378, 379; human sacrifices in, 443; religious attitude to pigs in, 472; rams, sacred in, 500; bulls as scapegoats in, 571; story of the external soul in, 674
——, Lower, Sais in, 373
——, Upper, temporary kings in, 286
Egyptian calendar, 368; festivals, 368, 369; religion, 370; types of sacrament, 532535
Elders, council of, in savage communities, 47
Elephant hunters, 23, 594
Elephants, ceremonies observed at the slaughter of, 522, 524; lives of persons bound up with those of, 685
Eleusine grain, 483
Eleusinian mysteries, 142, 393395, 397, 398; priests, 259
Eleusis, rites of Demeter at, 376, 397; Demeter at, 393; Rarian plain at, 394
Elfin race averse to iron, 226
Elipandus of Toledo, 101
Elis, Dionysus hailed as a bull by the women of, 390
Elisha, the prophet, 334
Elk clan of the Omaha Indians, 474
Embalming as a means of prolonging the life of the soul, 265
Emblica officinalis sacred in Northern India, 119
Emin Pasha, 196
Empedocles, his claim to divinity, 96
Emu-wrens, 689
Encounter Bay tribe, 603
Endymion, 4, 156
England, belief as to death at ebb tide in, 35; anointing the weapon instead of the wound in, 42; May-trees and May-bushes in, 121; village May-poles in, 123; Jack-in-the-Green in, 129; undoing locks and bolts at a death in, 243; Harvest Queen in, 405; harvest customs in, 406, 459, 460; killing the wren in, 536; the Yule log in, 637; the mistletoe in, 662, 663; birth-trees in, 682; cure for rupture or rickets in, 682
Epilepsy transferred to leaves, 539
Epiphany, 359, 462, 561
Ergamenes, king of Meroe, 266
Erman, Professor, 377
Escouvion or Scouvion, in Belgium, 610
Esne, festal calendar of, 373
Esquimaux, 20, 82, 179, 244, 317, 529; of Alaska, 551, 679; of Baffin Land, 552; of Bering Strait, 193, 220, 221, 227, 526, 606; of Iglulik, 79
Esthonia, Shrove Tuesday customs in, 315; harvest customs in, 456, 460; Christmas Boar in, 462; Midsummer fires in, 628
Esthonians, 81, 225, 228, 307, 481, 530
Ethiopia, kings of, 200, 273
Eubuleus, legendary swine-herd, 469, 470
Eucharist, 488
Eudoxus of Cnidus, 474
Eunuch priests, 349, 352
Europe, dancing or leaping high to make crops grow in, 28; the Hand of Glory in, 30; belief as to death at ebb tide in, 35; treatment of the navel-string and after-birth in, 40; contagious magic in, 44; confusion of magic and religion in, 53, 54; belief in magic in modern, 56; rain-making ceremonies in, 69; the May-pole or May-tree in, 119, 120; Midsummer festival in modern, 153; fear of having one’s likeness taken in, 194; belief as to consummation of marriage being impeded by locks and knots, 240; the Corn-mother in Northern, 399412; comparison between the Lityerses story and harvest customs in, 426431; “hunting the wren” in, 536; transference of evil in, 543546; annual expulsion of demons among the heathen of, 559; annual expulsion of witches in Central, 560; expulsion of embodied evils in, 568; the mistletoe in, 661; superstitions as to menstruous women in, 606; fire-festivals of, 609641; Midsummer fires in, 622; need-fire in, 638
Evil, transference of, 538546; to animals, 540542; to men, 542543; in Europe, 543546
Evils, expulsion of, public, 546; occasional, 547; periodic, 551; embodied, 562; occasional, in a material vehicle, 563; periodic, in a material vehicle, 568
Ewe-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast, the, 112, 198; taboos observed by their kings, 172
Exogamy, 152
Eyeos, the, 172, 273
Ezekiel, the prophet, 327
Face, of sleeper not to be painted or disfigured, 183; taboos on showing the, 199; of human scapegoat painted half white, half black, 573
Faces, veiled to avert evil influences, 200; blackened, 213, 462
Faditras among the Malagasy, 541
Fairies, averse to iron, 226
Falling sickness transferred to fowls, 545; mistletoe a remedy for, 662
Fan tribe, the, 85
Fans of the Gaboon, 684; of West Africa, 495
Fans in homoeopathic magic, 26
Fasting obligatory, 23, 26; of Catholics, 488; of girls at puberty, 600, 601
Father, called after his child, 247; and mother, names not to be mentioned, 250; of a god, 333, 334
Father-in-law, his name not to be mentioned, 249251
Father May, 126, 127
Fatigue transferred to leaves, 540
Fauns, rustic Italian gods, 464
Fazoql, kings of, 266
Feast of All Souls, 633; of yams, 200
Feet of enemies eaten, 498

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