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

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Albania, milk-stones in, 34; mock lamentations for locusts and beetles in, 531; expulsion of Kore on Easter Eve in, 560; the Yule log in, 638
Albanians of the Caucasus, 251, 571
Albigenses worshipped each other, 101
Alchemy leads up to chemistry, 92
Aleuts of Alaska, 221
Alexandria, festival of Adonis at, 335
Alexandrian calendar, 374; year, 373
Alfai, rain-making priest, 107
Alfoors, of the island of Buru, 250; of Central Celebes, 181, 690; of Halmahera, 548; of Minahassa, 94, 95, 186, 482, 492; of Poso, 248
Algeria, Midsummer fires in, 631
Algidus, Mount, 150, 164
Algonquins, 144
All-healer, name applied to mistletoe, 659661
All Saints’ Day, 634, 636
All Souls, feast of, 360
Allan, John Hay, on the Hays of Errol, 702
Allatu, Babylonian goddess, 326, 327
All-Hallows (All Saints’ Day), 173
Almond, causes virgin to conceive, 347; the father of all things, 347
Alpheus, the sacred, 110
Alqamar, tribe of nomads, 64
Alsace, May-trees in, 121; the Little May Rose in, 125; stuffed goat or fox at threshing in, 457; cats burnt in Easter bonfires in, 656
Altmark, the May Bride at Whitsuntide in the, 135; Easter bonfires in the, 615, 616
Alvarado, Pedro de, Spanish general, 687
Amaxosa Caffres, 522
Amazon, Indians at the mouth of the, 581
Amboyna, rice in bloom treated like a pregnant woman, 115; ceremony to fertilise clove-trees in, 137; fear to lose the shadow at noon in, 191; sick people sprinkled with pungent spices in, 196; superstition regarding hair in, 680
America, power of medicine men in North, 87; continence in Central, 138; the Corn Mother in, 412; personification of maize in North, 419; first-fruit ceremonies in, 486, 487
American Indians, 29, 63, 82, 87, 111, 136, 138, 214, 244, 246, 252, 253, 256, 264, 522. See also North American Indians
Amethysts as charms, 34, 85
Ammon, the god, 142, 477, 500
Amoy, spirits who draw away the souls of children at, 186
Amphictyon, king of Athens, 155
Amulets, 109, 242, 243, 679, 680
Amulius Silvius, 149
Anabis, human god at, 96
Anaitis, Persian goddess, 331
Anatomie of Abuses, 123
Ancestor, wooden image of, 679
Ancestors, prayers to, 71; sacrifices to, 72; souls of, in trees, 115; names of, bestowed on their reincarnations, 256
Ancus Marcius, Roman king, 158
Andaman Islanders, 192
Anderida, forest of, 109
Andes, the Peruvian, 79; the Colombian, 104
Anemone, the scarlet, 336
Angamis, Eastern, of Manipur, 64
Angola, the Matiamvo of, 271
Angoni, the, 73, 214
Angoniland, rain-making in, 63
Angoy, king of, 273
Anhouri, Egyptian god, 265
Animal, killing the divine, 499518; and man, sympathetic relation between, 700
Animals, homeopathic magic of, 31; association of ideas common to the, 54; rain-making by means of, 72; injured through their shadows, 190; propitiation of the spirits of slain, 217, 220; torn to pieces and devoured in religious rites, 390, 391; so-called unclean, originally sacred, 472; belief in the descent of men from, 473; resurrection of, 516, 528, 529; wild, propitiation of, 518532; two forms of the worship of, 532; processions with sacred, 535; transference of evil to, 540542; as scapegoats, 540, 565, 568, 570, 576; burnt at festivals, 655, 656; perhaps deemed embodiments of witches, 657, 658; external soul in, 683691
Animism, the Buddhist, not a philosophical theory, 112; passing into polytheism, 117
Anjea, mythical being, 39
Anna Kuari, an Oraon goddess, 434
Annam, ceremonies observed when a whale is washed ashore in, 223
Anointing stones, in order to avert bullets from absent warriors, 26; in a rain-charm, 76
Anointment, of weapon which caused wound, 41; of priest at installation, 174
Anthropomorphism of the spirits of nature, 423
Antigonus, King, 97
Antioch, festival of Adonis at, 336, 346
Antrim, harvest customs in, 404
Ants, bites of, used in purificatory ceremonies, 195, 601; for lethargic patients, 496
Anubis, the jackal-headed god, 366, 367, 374
Anula tribe of Northern Australia, 64, 72, 693
Apaches, the, 76, 211
Apalai Indians, 195
Ape, a Batak totem, 691
Aphrodite, 4; and Adonis, 7, 327, 335; the mourning, of the Lebanon, 329; sanctuary of, 330; and Cinyras and Pygmalion, 332; her blood dyes white roses red, 336
Apis, sacred Egyptian bull, 335, 365, 476, 501
Apollo, prophetess of, 95; image of, in sacred cave at Hylae, 95; and Artemis, 120; at Delphi, 265; his musical contest with Marsyas, 354; identified with the Celtic Grannus, 611
Apollo Diradiotes, inspired priestess at temple of, 94

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