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

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Apologies offered to trees, 113, 115, 116; by savages to the animals they kill, 520, 523
Apoyaos, head-hunters, 433
Apple-tree, barren women roll under, to obtain offspring, 120; straw man placed on oldest, 467; torches thrown at, 610; as life-index of boy, 682
Arab charms, 31, 242; name for the scarlet anemone, 336
Arabia, belief as to shadows in ancient, 190; camel as scapegoat in, 540
Arabian Nights, story of the external soul in the, 674
Arabs, of Moab, 32, 378; of North Africa, 70
Araucanians of South America, 245
Archigallus, high priest of Attis, 349, 353
Arctic regions, ceremonies at the reappearance of the sun in the, 551
Arden, forest of, 110
Ardennes, effigies of Carnival in the, 305; exorcising rats in the, 531; bonfires on the first Sunday in Lent, 609, 656; Lenten fires and customs in the French, 610
Aricia, 1, 2; many Manii at, 6, 491; its distance from the sanctuary, 106; the priest of, 582, 592, 593, 703
Arician grove, 5, 6, 301, 477479, 491, 582, 704
Arizona, aridity of, 76
Armenia, rain-making in, 70; cut hair, nails, and extracted teeth preserved in, 236; sacred prostitution of girls before marriage in, 331
Arrows, in homeopathic magic, 29; in contagious magic, 41; fire-tipped, shot at sun during an eclipse, 78; shot as a rain-charm, 99
Arsacid house, divinity of Parthian kings of the, 104
Art, sylvan deities in classical, 117
Artemis, 120, 140, 141; and Hippolytus, 47; and Apollo, 120; of Ephesus, 141, 349; at Perga, 330; the Hanged, 355
Aru Islands, custom of not sleeping after a death in the, 182; dog’s flesh eaten to make eater brave, 496
Arunta of Central Australia, 17, 603
Arval Brothers, 224, 578.
Aryan god of thunder, 638
Aryans, magical powers ascribed to kings, 89; in Europe, 110, 159, 161, 163, 656, 665; descent of kingship through women, 155; of ancient India, 490; their use of the sacred oak-wood, 666; stories of the external soul, 668; reverence for the oak, 709
Ascension Day, 312, 702
Ascetic idealism of the East, 139
Ash-tree in popular cures, 546, 682
Ash Wednesday 302, 304, 305, 461, 614
Ashantees, 497
Ashes, in magic, 3032, 72, 76; of human victims scattered on fields, 378380, 433, 436438, 442, 443; of bonfires, use of, 611, 615, 621, 635, 645, 646; of Midsummer fires, 626, 629, 631, 632; of the Yule log, 637; of the need-fire, 640
Asia Minor, pontiffs in, 9; human scapegoats in, 579
Asongtata, annual ceremony performed by the Garos of Assam, 568
Asopus, the river, 143
Aspalis, a form of Artemis, 355
Ass, in cure for scorpion’s bite, 544
Assam, the hill tribes of, taboos observed by the headman and his wife, 173, and by warriors, 212; parents named after their children in, 248; head-hunting in, 441; the Asongtata ceremony in, 568
Assumption of the Virgin, festival of, 360
Astarte, a great Babylonian goddess, 327, 335, 346
Athamas, king of Alus, 290292
Athena and the aegis, 477
Athenian sacrifice of the bouphonia, 466
Athenians, decree divine honours to Demetrius Poliorcetes and his father Antigonus, 97; prayed to Zeus for rain, 159; their tribute of youths and maidens to Minos, 280; sacrifice to Dionysus for the fruits of the land, 386; their use of human scapegoats, 579
Athens, king and queen at, 9; titular king at, 106; marriage of Dionysus at, 142; female kinship at, 155; sacred spots struck by lightning at, 159; the Commemoration of the Dead at, 340; Dionysus of the Black Goatskin at, 390; annual sacrifice of a goat on the Acropolis of, 477; fever transferred to pillar at, 545
Atonement, Jewish Day of, 569
Attica, summer festival of Adonis in, 336; Flowery Dionysus in, 387; time of threshing in, 466; killing an ox formerly a capital crime in, 466
Attis, and Cybele, 4, 5, 8; myth and ritual of, 347352; as a god of vegetation, 352, 353; human representatives of, 353356; his relation to Lityerses, 440; killed by a boar, 471
Augustine, 359, 382
Augustus as a ruler, 46
Aun or On, King of Sweden, 278, 290
Aurelia Aemilia, a sacred harlot, 331
Australia, magical ceremonies in, 17; charms in, 32; contagious magic in, 38, 39, 42, 44, 45; magic practised but religion nearly unknown in aboriginal, 55; rain-making in, 64, 65, 72, 76; detaining the sun or hastening its descent in, 80; dust columns thought to be spirits in, 82; government of old men in aboriginal, 83; ceremony observed at approaching the camp of another tribe, 197; totemism in, 533; annual expulsion of ghosts in, 550; dread and seclusion of women at menstruation in, 603; initiation of young men in, 692
——, Central, magical ceremonies for the supply of food in, 17; charm to promote the growth of beards in, 32; contagious magic of wounds in, 42; headmen of totem clans public magicians in, 83; conceàlment of personal names in, 245; avoidance of the names of the dead in, 252; magical rites for the revival of nature in, 323; expelling the devil in, 548

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