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

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Greece, priestly kings in, 9; ceremony performed by persons supposed to have been dead, 15; homoeopathic magic in, 16, 34; sacrifice of pregnant victims to ensure fertility in, 28; contagious magic in, 44; rain-making in, 69, 77; sanctity of kings and chiefs in Homeric, 89; forests of, 110; tree worship in, 111; custom as to foundations of new buildings in, 191; custom as to man-slayers in, 216; names of the priests of the Eleusinian mysteries not to be mentioned in, 259; the eight years’ cycle in, 279; human sacrifices in, 290; mode of ridding the fields of mice in, 530; scapegoats in, 541, 578; Midsummer fires in, 631; stories of the external soul in, 670
Greek belief that the sun rode in a chariot, 79; calendar, 279; charms, 31, 32; Church, ceremonies on Good Friday in the, 345; divinities who died and rose again, 386; maxim not to look at one’s reflection in water, 192; maxim not to wear rings, 243; mythology, Adonis in, 325, 327; ritual of expiatory sacrifices, 473; sanctuaries, iron not to be brought into, 224; superstitions as to certain woolen garments and stones, 32
Green Corn Dance, 486
——George, 126, 128
——Wolf, Brotherhood of the, 628, 664
Greenland, woman in child-bed thought to control the wind in, 80; belief in the mortality of the gods in, 264
Grey, Sir George, 689
Grimm, Jacob, 709
Grove, Arician, 5, 163, 301; Balder’s, 608; soul of the chief in a sacred, 681
Groves, sacred, 110, 111; to Diana, 140
Guanches of Teneriffe, 75
Guarani Indians, 29, 601
Guatemala, the Indians of, 687
Guayaquil, Indians of, 431
Guaycurus, the, 82
Guayquiries of the Orinoco, 605
Guiana, Indians of, 181, 601
Guinea, priestly kings in, 169; belief of negroes in dreams, 182; human sacrifices in, 433; annual sacrifice of oxen at Great Bassam, 467; expulsion of the devil in, 554; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 597
Gunputty, elephant-headed god, 100
Gypsies, Green George among the, 126; annual ceremony performed by the, 568
Hag (wrach), name given to the last corn cut in Wales, 403, 404
Haida Indians, 27, 35
Hair, used in magic, 13, 233235; charms, 28, 29, 32; tabooed, 231; disposal of cut, 233; external soul in, 670; strength bound up with, 680; of criminals, wizards, and witches shorn, 681
Hair-cutting, ceremonies at, 233
Halfdan the Black, Norwegian king, 379
Hallowe’en, 609; fires, 632636; divinations at, 634; witches, fairies, and hobgoblins let loose at, 634; and Beltane, the two chief fire festivals of the British Celts, 656
Halmahera, driving away devils in, 548
Hand of Glory, 30
Hands, tabooed, 204206, 208, 210, 212, 214, 233; not to be clasped, 240; of enemies eaten, 498
Hannibal, his retirement from Italy, 348
Hanover, harvest customs in, 400, 401, 454; Easter bonfires in, 615
Hare, corn-spirit as, 452
Hares not eaten lest they make the eaters timid, 495; witches changed into, 657
Haroekoe, East Indian island, fisherman’s magic in, 18
Harpocrates, the younger Horus, 364
Harran, mourning for Tammuz in, 338; legend of Tammuz in, 442 human sacrifices in, 444
Harvest, rain-charm at, 341; custom of the Arabs of Moab at, 372, 378; expulsion of devils after, 557, 575
Harvest child, 406; cock, 451; customs, 400410; goat, 454; hen, 451; May, 118, 124; mother, 401
Harz Mountains, 42; Carnival in the, 307
Hawaii, capture of souls by sorcerers in, 188; festival of Macahity in, 282, 283
Hawk, Isis in the form of a, 364
Hawks revered by the Ainos, 516
Hawthorn at doors on May Day, 121
Hays of Errol, 702
Head, prohibition to touch the, 207, 230, 231; regarded as sacred, 230; tabooed, 230231; supposed to be the residence of spirits, 230; of horse in Roman sacrifice, 478. See also Heads
Head-hunters, 433
Headache, caused by clipped hair, 234, 237; transferred to animal, 540
Heads, of lac gatherers not to be cleansed, 21; of man-slayers shaved, 215; of dead kings removed and kept, 295. See also Head
Heart, of Dionysus, 388, 389; of jackal not eaten lest it make the eater timid, 495; of lion or leopard eaten, 495; of waterouzel eaten to acquire wisdom and eloquence, 496; of wolf and of bear eaten to acquire courage, 496
Hearts, of men and animals offered to the sun, 79, 589; of dead kings eaten by their successors, 295; of men sacrificed, 431; of men eaten to acquire their qualities, 497
Heaven, between, and earth, 592607; fire of, 644; Queen of, 711
Hebrew prophets, their ethical religion, 51
Heitsi-eibib, Hottentot god or hero, 264
Helen of the Tree, 356
Heliogabalus, sun-god at Emesa, 330
Helle and Phrixus, children of King Athamas, 290
Hemp, promoting the growth of, 28, 624
Hen, sacrificed by woodman after felling tree, 112; heart of, not eaten, 495
Hera, adoption of Hercules by, 14; and Zeus, their marriage, 143
Hercules, 14, 425, 443
Hercynian forest, 109
Herdsmen dread witches and wolves, 649
Hermotimus of Clazomenae, 185
Hermutrude, legendary queen of Scotland, 155

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