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

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Pacific, oracular inspiration of priests in the Southern, 94
Paddy (unhusked rice), the Father and Mother of the, 419
Padlock as amulet, 242
Paganism and Christianity, resemblances explained as diabolical counterfeits, 358, 361
Palatinate, mimic contest between Summer and Winter in the, 316
——, the Upper, trees asked for pardon on being felled in, 113
Palatine Hill at Rome, 111
Palenque in Central America, ruins of, 10
Palm-branches, in ceremony to procure rain, 74; ashes of, mixed with seed at sowing, 615; stuck in fields to protect them against hail, 617
—— Sunday, 74, 125, 705
—— -tree, thought to ensure fertility, 119
Pan’s image whipped with squills, 580
Panes, festival of, 499
Pango, title signifying god, 98
Pans, rustic Greek deities, 464
Panther, ceremony at the killing of a, 221
Panua, tribe of Khonds, 434
Paphos in Cyprus, 329; sanctuary of Aphrodite at, 330; religious prostitution at, 331
Papuans, the, 43, 496, 682; of Finsch Haven, 246
Papyrus of Nebseni, 380; of Nekht, 380
Parents-in-law, their names not to be pronounced, 249250
Parilia, the, Roman festival of shepherds, 154, 360
Parkinson, John, 281
Parrot, external soul of warlock in a, 669
Parrots’ eggs, a signal of death, 273
Parthian monarchs brothers of the Sun, 104
Pârvatî and Siva, marriage of the images of, 320
Paschal candle, 614
—— Mountains, Easter fires on the, 615
Passier, in Sumatra, king of, 277
Pastoral tribes, animal sacraments among, 533
Patagonia, 236; remedy for smallpox in, 550
Patani Bay, the Malays of, 183
Paternity of kings a matter of indifference under female kinship, 154
Paton, W. R., 580
Pawnees, the, 225, 432
Payaguas of South America, 82
Pea-mother, 399, 400; -wolf, 448
Peacock, a totem of the Bhils, 474
Pear-tree as protector of cattle, 119; as life-index of a girl, 682
Pearls, in homoeopathic magic, 37
Peas-cow, 458; -pug, 448
Pebbles thrown into Midsummer fires, 628
Pelew Islands, 116; seclusion of man-slayers in, 215; taboos observed by relations of murdered man in the, 227
Pelops and Hippodamia, 156
Penance observed after building a new house, 117; for killing a boa-constrictor, 222
Pennefather River in Queensland, the natives of the, 39
Pennyroyal, burnt in Midsummer fire, 631
Pentheus, king of Thebes, 378, 392
Pepper as a cure or exorcism, 196; dropped into eyes of strangers, 198
Perche, in France, homoeopathic cure for vomiting in, 16
Perils of the soul, 178194
Perkunas or Perkuns, the Lithuanian god of thunder and lightning, 161
Persephone, 327, 393396, 398, 414, 420424, 469
Persia, horses sacrificed to the Sun in, 79; temporary kings in, 289; king of, 593
Personification of abstract ideas not primitive, 315
Peru, Indians of, 30, 33, 144, 236, 527; theocratic despotism of ancient, 48
Perun, the thunder-god of the Slavs, 161
Peruvian Andes, 79
Peruvians, the ancient, 412
Pessinus, priestly kings at, 9; local legend of Attis at, 347; image of the Mother of the Gods at, 348; high-priest of Cybele at, 353; high-priest perhaps slain in the character of Attis at, 440
Phaedra and Hippolytus, 4, 7
Phalaris and his brazen bull, 281
Phaya Phollathep, “Lord of the Heavenly Hosts,” temporary king in Siam, 284
Pheneus, lake of, 110
Philae, the sculptures at, 376, 381
Philippine Islands, the, belief that souls of ancestors are in certain trees in, 115; grave of the Creator in, 264; human sacrifices in, 355, 433; head-hunting in, 441
Philo of Byblus, 293
Philosophy, as a solvent of religion, 162; primitive, 263
Philostratus, on death at low tide, 35
Phoenicia, song of Linus in, 425
Phoenician temples, 330, 331; kings in Cyprus, 332; vintage song, 425, 442
Phrixus and Helle, children of King Athamas, 290
Phrygia, 347, 354; Lityerses in, 425, 426
Phrygian cosmogony, 347; cap of Attis, 353
Picardy, harvest customs in, 451; Lenten fire-customs in, 612
Picts, female descent of kingship among the, 156
Piers, Sir Henry, 120
Pig, sacrificed for rain or sunshine, 73; blood of a, drunk as a means of inspiration, 95; and lamb as expiatory victims, 224; corn-spirit as a, 460462; in relation to Demeter, 469, and Attis, 471; attitude of Jews to the, 472; in ancient Egypt, 472; used to decoy demons, 549, 556557. See also Pigs
Pigeon, family of Wild, in Samoa, 474
Pigs, magical ceremonies to catch wild, 18; magical stones to breed, 33; sacrificed at the marriage of Sun and Earth, 136; at the Thesmophoria, 469, 476; sacrificed to the moon and to Osiris, 472; reasons for not eating the flesh of, 494; driven through Midsummer fire, 627, and through the need-fire, 640; offered to monster who swallows novices in initiation, 694, 696

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