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

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India, Central Provinces of, rain-charms in, 73; sacred trees in, 119; peacock worshipped among the Bhils of, 474; expulsion of disease in, 565
——, North-eastern, harvest home festival in, 556
——, Northern, the Emblica officinalis sacred in, 119; coco-nuts sacred in, 119; eyes of owl eaten in, 497
——, South-eastern, precautions against demon of smallpox in, 549
——, Southern, inspired priest in, 94; husband’s name tabooed in, 249; kings formerly killed after a twelve years’ reign in, 274; ceremonies at eating the new rice in, 482; expulsion of demon in, 563
Indian ceremonies analogous to the rites of Adonis, 336; legend parallel to Balder myth, 701
—— Archipelago, the, head-hunting in, 441; expulsion of diseases in, 566; birth-custom in, 679
Indonesian ideas of the rice soul, 414; treatment of the growing rice as a breeding woman, 414
Indra, great Indian god, 67, 701
Industrial progress essential to intellectual progress, 48; evolution from uniformity to diversity of function, 106
Infanticide, 293
Infants, exposed to attacks of demons, 226, 245; tabooed, 231
Infidelity of wife thought to injure absent husband, 23, 25
Ingiald, son of King Aunund, 496
Ingniet or Ingiet, a secret society, 680
Initiation, rites of, 692, 693
Innovations, the savage distrust of, 225
Ino and Melicertes, 290, 291
Inquisition, the, 101, 102
Insects, homoeopathic magic of, 31; charms to protect the fields against, 530, 531
Inspiration, 93; two modes of producing temporary, 94; prophetic, 334; savage theory of, 356
Intellectual progress dependent on economic progress, 48
Invulnerability, conferred by decoction of a parasitic orchid, 660; of Balder, 667; attained through blood brotherhood with animal, 684
Invulnerable warlock or giant, stories of the, 668
Ireland, woman burnt as a witch in, 56; magical powers of kings in, 89; belief as to green boughs on May Day in, 119; May Day in, 121; May Queen in, 131; taboos observed by kings in ancient, 173; cut hair preserved against the day of judgment in, 236; old kings of, might not have any blemish, 273; harvest customs in, 404; hunting the wren in, 537; Beltane fires in, 621; Hallowe’en in, 634; Midsummer fires in, 646; story of the external soul in, 673
Iron, tabooed, 221, 224; used as a charm against spirits, 225, 481; mistletoe gathered without the use of, 660
Iron-Beard, Dr., a Whitsuntide mummer, 297, 300, 307
Iroquois, the, 112, 553
Ishtar, great Babylonian goddess, 325, 330
Isis, how she discovered the name of Ra, 260; sister and wife of Osiris, 363, 382; her many names, 382; a corn-goddess, 382; her discovery of wheat and barley, 382; identified with Demeter, 383; popularity of her worship in the Roman Empire, 383; resemblance to the Virgin Mary, 383; dirge of, 424
Islay, the island of, 403
Isle de France, the May-tree and Father May in, 126; harvest customs in, 427, 430; Midsummer giant burnt in, 655
Isle of Man, the, 81; St. Bridget in, 135; hunting the wren in, 536; Midsummer fires in, 630, 645; old New Year’s Day in, 633; Hogmanay song in, 634; Hallowe’en in, 636
Israelites, 210, 472
Issapoo, negroes of, 501
Italones, the, 498
Italy, disposal of loose hair by women in, 236; “killing the Hare” at harvest in, 453; resemblance between the Carnival of modern and the Saturnalia of ancient, 586; Midsummer fires in, 631; the mistletoe in, 659; birth-trees in, 682
——, ancient, spinning on highroads forbidden to women, 20; forests of, 110; tree-worship in, 111; oaks sacred to Jupiter in, 160
Itonamas of South America, 180
Ivy, eaten by Bacchanals, 95; prohibition to touch or name, 174; sacred to Attis, 352; sacred to Osiris, 381; associated with Dionysus, 387
Ja-Luo tribes of Kavirondo, 215
Jablonski, P. E., 384
Jabme-Aimo, abode of the dead, 529
Jack-in-the-Green, 129, 299
Jackal’s heart not eaten lest it make the eater timid, 495
Jagas, a tribe of Angola, 293
Jambi in Sumatra, temporary kings in, 287
Jana, another form of Diana, 164165
Janus, 164, 165, 167; as a god of doors, 166; explanation of the two-headed, 166
Japan, black dog sacrificed for rain in the mountains of, 73; rain-making by means of a stone in, 76; ceremony to make trees bear fruit in, 114; the Mikado of, 168; bear festival of the Aino in, 505; the mistletoe in, 660
Jar, the evils of a whole year shut up in a, 567
Jars, wind kept by priests in, 170
Jaundice, 15, 16
Java, 30; rain-charms in, 66, 68, 72; sexual intercourse to promote the growth of rice in, 136; custom when child is first set on the ground, 181; remedy for gout or rheumatism in, 196; superstitions as to the head in, 230; ceremony at rice-harvest in, 418; earthworms eaten by dancing girls in, 496
Jawbones, magical use of, 18, 78; of slain animals propitiated by hunters, 526
Jaws of corpse tied up to prevent the escape of the soul, 180

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