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

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Australia, Northern, homoeopathic magic of flesh diet in, 496
——, South-eastern, contagious magic of footprints in, 44, and of bodily impressions, 45; sex totems in, 687689
——, Western, belief as to the placenta in, 39
Australian aborigines (blacks), 38, 39, 55, 80, 179, 190, 205, 207, 229, 234, 244, 251, 253, 254, 349, 533, 539, 551
Austria, charm to make fruit trees bear in, 28; belief in the sensitiveness of trees, 113; harvest customs in, 405; children warned against the Corn-cock in, 451; mythical calf in the corn in, 459; Midsummer fires in, 625; the mistletoe in, 663
Autumn-hen, last sheaf called, 451
Auvergne, Lenten fires in, 611
Auxerre, harvest customs in, 401, 459
Auxesia and Damia, 7
Awa-nkonde, the, 596
“Awasungu, house of the,” 596
Axe, that slew ox, condemned, 466
Axo-mama (Potato-mother), 413
Aymara Indians, 73, 565
Azadirachta Indica, 72
Aztecs, 488, 587, 681
Ba-Pedi of South Africa, 209, 211, 220
Ba-Ronga of South Africa, 677
Ba-Thonga of South Africa, 211, 220
Baal, phrophets of, 66
Baba, name given to last sheaf, 404
Babar Archipelago, ceremony to obtain a child for barren woman in the, 14; saturnalia at marriage of Sun and Earth, 136137; fatigue transferred to stones in the, 540
Babylon, theocratic despotism of ancient, 48; sanctuary of Bel at, 142; mortality of the high gods of, 265; festival of Zagmuk at, 281; festival of Sacaea at, 282; sanctified harlotry at, 330
Babylonia, divinity of the early kings, 104; worship of Adonis in, 325
Bacchanals of Thrace, ivy eaten by, 95; tore Pentheus in pieces, 378, 392; wore horns, 390
Bacchic frenzy, 29
Bacchus or Dionysus, 386. See Dionysus
Badagas of the Neilgherry Hills, 482, 541, 542
Badonsachen, king of Burma, 99
Baduwis of Java, 225
Baffin Land, expulsion of Sedna in, 552
Bag, souls of persons deposited in a, 186, 675, 679; soul of dying chief caught in a, 294, 295
Baganda of Central Africa, 40, 98, 137, 145, 523, 539, 604
Bagba, a wind-fetish, 81, 170
Bageshu of East Africa, 214
Bagobos of Minandao, 180, 355, 433
Bahaus. See Kayans
Bahima, of Central Africa, 257; of Uganda, 539
Bailly, J. S., French astronomer, 337
Balder, the myth of, 607609; and the mistletoe, 608, 658667, 701, 702, 710
Balder’s Balefires, 625, 664
Bali, island of, rice personified as husband and wife in, 418; expulsion of devils in, 557
Ball-players, homoeopathic charms employed by, 29
Balls, gold and silver, to imitate the sun and moon, 121
Balong of the Cameroons, 685
Bangala of the Upper Congo, 247
Banjars in West Africa, 86
Banks’ Islands, magical stones in the, 33; making sunshine in the, 7879; ghosts in stones in the, 190; ceremony for getting rid of fatigue in the, 540
Banting in Sarawak, rules observed during absence of warriors at, 25
Bantu tribes, 209, 215
Banyoro, the, 85, 565
Barea of East Africa, 107
Barenton, the fountain of, 76, 77
Bari of the Upper Nile, 85
Barley, oldest cereal cultivated by the Aryans, 399
Barley-cow, 457, 458; -mother, 399; -sow, 460; -wolf, 448, 449
Baronga, the, of South Africa, 67, 71
Barren women. See under Women
Bashilange, reception of the subject chiefs by head chief among the, 198
Basque hunter transformed into bear, 692, 699
Bastard, name given to last sheaf, 406
Bastian, Adolf, 533
Basutos, 38, 192, 214
Bataks of Sumatra, 14, 40, 82, 184, 198, 541, 570, 690, 691
Batavia, rain-making in, 72
Batchelor, Rev. J., 506, 515, 516
Bathing as a rain-charm, 70
Bats, the lives of men in, 687, 688
Bavaria, charms in, 28; magic in, 29, 40, 42, 43; greasing weapon instead of wound in, 42; green bushes placed at doors of newly married pairs in, 119; the Maypole in, 124; the Walber in, 126; saying as to crossed legs in, 240; Whitsuntide mummers in Lower, 297; carrying out Death in, 307; contests between Summer and Winter in, 316; the corn-spirit in, 402; harvest customs in, 405, 426428, 454, 456, 457, 461; cure for fever in, 544; expulsion of witches in, 561; Easter fires in, 616; Midsummer fires in, 623, 653
Bean, King of the, 586
Bean-cock, 451; -goat, 454
Bear, taboos concerning, 221; custom observed after killing a, 222; killing the sacred, 505
Beards, magic to promote growth of, 32
Beasts, sacred, held responsible for the course of nature in ancient Egypt, 87
Beating a man’s garment instead of the man, 44; with rods in rain-making, 66; frogs, as a rain-charm, 73
Beauce and Perche, 40
Bechuanas, the, of South Africa, 31, 73, 197, 474, 484
Bed-clothes, contagious magic of bodily impressions on, 45
Bede, on the succession of Pictish kings, 156

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