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

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Corn-spirit, Adonis as a, 338; represented by human victims, 339; represented as a dead old man, 372; killing the, 425431; slain in his human representatives, 438447; how representative was chosen, 439; as an animal, 447464.
Corn-medicine festival, 419, 420
Cornwall, temporary king in, 287
Cos, sanctuary of Aesculapius in, 111; harvest-home in, 396
Costa Rica, 605
Cottonwood trees, the shades or spirits of, 111, 112
Courland, custom of sowing in, 461
Cow, ceremony of rebirth from a golden, 197; sacred to Isis, 373; corn-spirit as, 457; as scapegoat, 565, 571; witches steal milk from, 648; mistletoe given to, 663
Creator, the grave of the, 264
Creek Indians, 211, 484, 605
Cretan festival of Dionysus, 389, 390
Crete, milk-stones in, 34
Crevaux, J., 195
Criminals shorn to make them confess, 680
Cripple Goat, last sheaf called, 455
Crocodile, girl sacrificed to a, 145
Crocodiles, Malay charm to catch, 19; spared by savages out of respect, 518
Cronus, his sacrifice of his son, 293
Crops, charms to promote the growth of the, 28, 288, 610, 613, 614, 624, 645; intercourse of the sexes to promote the growth of the, 136; human victims sacrificed for the, 355, 431; superstitious devices to get rid of vermin in the, 530; supposed to be spoiled by menstruous women, 604, 606
“Cross of the Horse,” first sheaf called, 460
Cross-road, fever deposited at, 544; offerings at, 557; ceremonies at, 561; Midsummer fires lighted at, 625
“Crying the Mare” in Hertfordshire, 459
“Crying the neck” in Devonshire, 445
Crystals, magic of, 38, 76, 85
Cumanus, the inquisitor, 681
Cumont, Professor Franz, 584
Cup-and-ball as a charm, 80
Cybele, Mother of the Gods, 347; worship of, 348
Cynaetha, festival of Dionysus at, 390
Cyprus, sacred prostitution in, 330
Cytisorus, son of Phrixus, 290, 291
Cyzicus, council chamber at, 225
Dacotas, 529
Daedala, festival of the, 143
Dahomey, the king of, 172, 199, 257
Dairi, the, or Mikado of Japan, 168, 169
Dairies, sacred, of the Todas, 175
Dalai Lama of Lhasa, 103
Dalmatia, belief as to the souls of trees in, 112
Damia and Auxesia, 7
Dams, continence at making, 220; in Egypt, 369, 370
Danae, the story of, 602
Dances, of women while men are away fighting, 26, 27; to make hemp grow, 28; for rain, 64; round sacred trees, 118; round the May-pole, 122, 124, 126; round bonfires, 122, 610612, 614, 620, 621, 625, 628630; to fertilise gardens, 137; of king, 200; of successful head-hunters, 212; to propitiate souls of slain foes, 212; of victory, 213; of harvesters, 401, 427, 460; at festival of first-fruits, 486; at burial of the wren, 537; masked, 542
Danger Island, snares for souls in, 187
Danish magic of footprints, 44
Danzig, disposal of cut hair at, 235; last sheaf at harvest at, 400
Daramulun, a mythical being, 692, 693
Darfur, Sultan of, 200; people of, believe the liver to be the seat of the soul, 497
Date-palm, artificial fertilisation of the, 582
Day of Blood, in rites of Attis, 350; of Atonement, 569
De Barros, Portuguese historian, 277
Dead, the, homoeopathic magic of, 30; spirits of, 47; making rain by means of, 71; trees animated by the souls of, 115; sacrifices to, 175; taboos on persons who have handled, 205; names of, tabooed, 251256; appear to the living in dreams, 256; festival of, 373, 633; worship of, 414; ghosts of, 551
Dead Sunday, 302
Death, pretence of, 16; “carrying out,” 125, 302, 307316, 577, 613, 614; at ebb tide, 167, 168; mourners forbidden to sleep in a house after a, 182; custom of covering up mirrors after a, 192; from imagination, 204; ritual of, and resurrection, 691711
Deir el Bahari, paintings at, 142
Deities duplicated through dialectical differences in their names, 164, 165; of vegetation as animals, 464479
Deity, savage conception of, 92
Demeter, married to Zeus at Eleusis, 142; and Persephone, 393398, 420; etymology of her name, 399; in relation to the pig, 469; horse-headed, of Phigalia, 471; Black, 471
Demetrius Poliorcetes, deified, 97
Demons, of trees, 116; abduction of souls by, 186; and ghosts averse to iron, 226; deceived by effigies, 492; of disease exorcised, 542; omnipresence of, 546; of cholera, 549, 551; men disguised as, 562; conjured into images, 568
Déné Indians, the, 208
Denmark, Whitsuntide customs in, 133; Yule Boar in, 461; Midsummer fires in, 625
Departmental kings of nature, 106109
Depilation, 681
Deputy, expedient of dying by, 278, 289
Devil-dancers, 542
Devils. See Demons
Devonshire, harvest customs in, 445.
Dharmé, the Sun-god, 145
DI, Aryan root meaning “bright,” 164
Diana, 1, 3, 8; the Tauric, 2, 3, 6; goddess of childbirth, 3, 141; goddess of fertility, 139142, 163; and Dianus, 161167

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