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

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Childbirth, precautions taken with mother at, 180, 181; women tabooed at, 207, 208; knots untied at, 238; homoeopathic magic to facilitate, 239
Children, taboos observed by, 21, 22; buried to the neck as a rain-charm, 75; parents named after their, 248; sacrificed, 281, 293, 380, 431; blood of, used to knead a paste, 553
Chilote Indians, 237
China, emperors of, 9; charms in, 35; geomancy in, 36; modes of compelling the rain-god to give rain in, 74; trees planted on graves in, 115; convulsions attributed to the action of demons in, 186; custom as to shadows at funerals in, 190; ceremony at the beginning of spring in, 468; popular superstitions in, 498; human scapegoats in, 566; expulsion of evils in, 567
Chinese empire, incarnate human gods in the, 103
Chinigchinich, Californian god, 499, 500
Chinna Kimedy, in India, 436
Chinook Indians, 256, 599
Chins, the, 551
Chippeway Indians, 605
Chiquites Indians of Paraguay, 526
Chiriguanos of South America, 601
Chitome or Chitombé, a pontiff of Congo, 170, 266, 296
Chittagong, 239
Choctaws, the, 215
Cholera, demon of, 549, 551, 563; sent away in animal scapegoats, 565
Christ, his Nativity, 358; his crucifixion, 359; his resurrection, 359, 360
Christian festivals displace heathen festivals, 360
Christianity, its conflict with the Mithraic religion, 358; and Buddhism, 361
Christians, pretenders to divinity among, 101
Christmas, festival of, borrowed from the Mithraic religion, 358; heathen origin of, 359
Christmas Boar, 462; candles, 637
Church bells, a protection against witchcraft, 560
Ciminian forest, the, 110
Cingalese cure by means of devil-dancers, 542
Cinyras, father of Adonis, 327, 328, 332
Circassia, custom as to pear-trees in, 119
Circe, the land of, 150
Circumcision, 229, 694
Claudius, the Emperor, 3, 348
Clayton, Rev. A. C., 542
Clothes, magic sympathy between a person and his, 43, 44
Clotilde, Queen, 232
Clove trees treated like pregnant women, 115
Cloves, ceremony to make them grow, 137
Clucking-hen at threshing, 451
Clyack sheaf, 408, 425
Coast Murring tribe of New South Wales, 693
Cobra, ceremony after killing a, 222
Coca-mother, among the Peruvians, 413
Coco-nuts sacred in Northern India, 119
Cock, corn-spirit as, 450; name given to last sheaf, 451
Cockatoos, magical multiplication of, 17
Coel Coeth, Hallowe’en bonfire, 635
Coins, from the eyes of corpses, 31; portraits of kings not stamped on, 193
Columbia, British, use of magical images to procure fish in, 18; taboos imposed on parents of twins in, 66; belief regarding a physician and his patient’s soul, 189; Indians’ dislike of telling their own names, 246; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 600; rites of initiation in, 699
Combs, when not to be used, 24, 174, 215, 216
Commagny, the priory of, 77
Communion with deity by eating new fruits, 487
Communion bread, 481
Compitalia, festival of the, 491
Conception in women caused by trees, 119
Congo, recall of stray souls among the tribes, 184; conjuring spirits before drinking in the, 199; royal persons forbidden to touch the ground, 594; rites of initiation on the Lower, 697
Connaught, taboos observed by the ancient kings of, 173
“Consort, the divine,” 142
Constantine, the Emperor, 331
Consumption, cure for, 545
Contact or contagion in magic, law of, 11
Continence, required during search for sacred cactus, 23; practised before fertility ceremonies, 136; practised in order to make crops grow, 138; enjoined on people during rounds of sacred pontiff, 170; of priests, 170; on eve of period of taboo, 173; during war, 210, 211; after victory, 212; by hunters and fishers, 217; by workers in saltpans, 219; at brewing, 219; at house-building, 220; at making and repairing dams, 220; by lion-killers and bear-killers, 221, 222; at festival of first-fruits, 486
Cords, knotted, in magic, 241
Corea, kings responsible for rain and crops, 87; offerings to souls of the dead in trees in, 115; king not to be touched, 224; means of inspiring courage in, 496; use of torches to ensure good crops in, 647
Corinthians make images of Dionysus out of a pine-tree, 387
Cormac Mac Art, king of Ireland, 273
Corn, spirit of the, embodied in human beings, 419; double personification of, as mother and daughter, 420
Corn-baby, 459; -bull, 458; -cat, 453; -cock, 451; -cow, 457; -foal, 460; -goat, 454; -pug, 449; -sow, 448, 460; -steer, 457; -wolf, 450
—— -god, Adonis as a, 338; Attis as a, 353; Osiris as a, 376
—— -mother, 143, 399, 412
—— -reapers, songs of the, 424

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