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515

Arthur, King, see King Arthur

Arunta tribe ; churingas, 490 ; con- ception beliefs, 19, 119, 489, 492; deity, 134; folktales, 492-3; mar- riage customs and organisation, 178, 183, 186, 302; not primitive, 17-8, 20-1, 488-91 ; reincarnation beliefs, 21, 490; totemism, 16-26, 236-42

Ascension Day : birds caught, carried, and freed, W. Germany, 271

Asgard, hierarchy of, 387, 389-97

Ash-tree : {see also Yggdrasill-tree) ; as life-index, Wiltshire, 322 ; place names, Ireland, 62 ; as tree of sky- god, 62-6

Asia : {see also Asia Minor ; Baloches ; China ; Japan ; Korea ; Malay Pen- insula ; Palestine ; Persia ; Syria ; and Tibet) ; east and smith, scape- goats, 265

Asia Minor, see Cilicia ; Lycia ; and Phrygia

Ass, see Donkey

Assam, see Kukis

Assuan : {see also Qubbet el- Hawa) ; shadufs and shad uf songs, 198-9

Aston, W. G. , Hand Impressions instead of Seals, 1 13-4

Astrology : Tibet, 3

Astronomical folklore, see Dioscuri ; Moon ; Stars ; and Sun

Athens : Dionysus' annual marriage, 378 ; Siren from tomb, 135

Atnatu, supernatural being, Australia, 188

Atonement Day, see Day of Atonement

Attendorf: cat sacrificed, 276

Attica : {see also Athens) ; Cecrops local hero, 406

Attis, myths and worship of, 253-4

Auditors, election of, 5

Augury, see Divination

August : {see also St Bartholomew's Day ; and St Maree's Day) ; calends, privileges of Irish king on, 162 ; 1st, Lammas fair, St Neot's, 44, Lugnassad, 162

Australia : {see also Carpentaria, Gulf of; New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia ; Torres Straits ; Victoria ; atid West Australia) ; aborigines, life of, 15, 254 ; fire lighted at grave, 261 ; firestick carried to keep off spirits, 261-2; Gunn's The Little Black Princess reviewed, 254 ; van Gennep's

Mythes et L^gendes d'Australie : £tudes cT £lthnographie et de Socio- /i?§zi? reviewed, 488-93; The Native Tribes of South-East Australia, by A. W. Howitt, 107-110, 119, 174- 89 ; Mauss' L'Origine des Fouvoirs Magiques dans les Sociitis Austra- lienttes xeVie'WQd, 125-6; south, souls as birds, 264 ; spirits, beliefs about, 261 ; string games, 86 Austro- Hungary, see Bohemia ; Buko- wina ; Carinthia ; Carniola ; Cro- atians ; Hungary ; Illyria ; Istria ; Moravia ; Pokutia ; and Styria Autumn : {see also under names of motiths) ; feast and sacrifice at the close of harvest, Iceland and Nor- way, 416, 418 Avallach, son of Beli, 308-9 Avallon, isle of : origin of name, 308 Aventurine as protective against evil eye and witchcraft, 463

Baba month : rhyme, Cairo, 197

Babies, see Children

Backfooted Beings, by A. T. Crawford

Cree, 2, 7, 131-40 Badb the death goddess, 166 Badger : paw &c. as amulet, Spain,

461-2 {plate) Baetyls, see Stones

Baiame, Father of All, Australia, 1 16-7 Baile's strand, in Cuchulainn sagi, 150 Bailieborough : scooping water against

stream for cure of elf-shooting, 206 Balance Sheet of Folk-Lore Society,

II Balar Balcbeimnech, 29, 32, 58-60,

68-9, 165 Balar, hill of, see Uisnech Balconies : palms protect from light- ning, Spain, 470 Baldr : deified hero, 409 ; not named

in Icelandic sagas, 395, 426 ; tree

spirit, 389 Ballads, see Folk-songs Ballynafunshin, meaning of, 62 Baloches : Popular Poetry of the

Baloches, by M. Longworth Dames,

8-9 Ban, King, see King Ban Banffshire : fairs, 333 ; games, 104,

218-9 Bantu : {see also tinder names of tribes) ;

Bantu Folk Lore, by M. L. Hewat,

reviewed, 248-51 ; moa, 481 ; war

dances, 477