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Index,

Baperi or duiker clan, 484

Barabbas, in old versions, 498

Baramhat month : first 7 days, con- ception unlucky on, Cairo, 197

Barbarossa legend : parallel, Inis- howen, 32

Barcelona : expulsion ceremony, Easter, 263

Barius, servant of St Neot, 43-4

Barra island : games, 97, 225-7

Barra, Sound of, see Fuda island

Barrow river : gigantic oak near, 60- 1

Barry, Miss F., exhibit by, 7

Barwon : ceremony of expelling ghosts, 261

Basilisk : cock's egg thrown over roof, 281

Bath : string trick, 366

Bavaria, see Naabburg ; Oberpfalz ; and Wiirzburg

Bear : skin used to wrap sinews of Zeus, 28

Beast fables : Cairene, 196

Beating, ceremonial, 274-5, 279, 383

Beauly : charm against evil eye, 7

Beauty and the Beast type of folktale, 500

Bee Hellouin : festival of St Neot at abbey, 43

Bedaween : Holman Hunt as chief- tain, 376

Beddgelert, see Dinas Emreis

Bedouin, see Bedaween

Bee : charm to find swarm, 278

Beech -nut : ' means of living,' Slo- venians, 57

Belgium : ^^see also Flanders ; and West Flanders) ; amulet for horse- men, 469

Beli, Celtic deity, 59, 68, 70, 143, 308

Beli the Great, 55, 59

Belios, see Bile

Bells: as amulets, Spain &c., 461, 464 {plate)

Beltane, feast of: arrival of Tuatha De Danann, 30 ; instituted at Us- nagh hill, 64 ; meaning of name, 65 ; ritual of, Ireland, 30, 325

Bendigeid Vran, King, see King Bendi- geid Vran

Berberines, drolls about, 195-6

Berkshire, see Kingston Lisle ; and White Horse Vale

Bernlak de Hautdesert, 340

Berry : marriage customs, 280 ; wren customs, 280

Bethgelert type of folktale, 502

Bethra, son of Noah, 154

Betrothal customs, see Courting cus- toms and beliefs

Bibliography : 12-5 ; for beginners, 1 12-3; of "early institutions," 508-12

Bile : ancestor of Milesian kings, 59, and Gaels, 64, 70, 143 ; or Belios, god of death, 55, 59 ; a divinised tree, Ireland, 60, 65, 67-8, 171-2, 315, 452 ; not known in Isle of Man, 141

Bill Tortan : Bimudine the poet, 66

Billatinny, Irish place name, 65

Bimudine, the poet, 66

Binbinga tribe : marital terms and organisation, 179

Birds in folklore : {see also Blackbird ; Black duck ; Cock ; Crow ; Cuckoo ; Dove ; Duck ; Eagle ; Eaglehawk ; Emu ; Falcon ; Fowls ; Goose : Hawk; Hen; Hoopoe; Kite;Moold- tharp ; Ostrich ; Owl ; Partridge ; Peacock ; Pigeon ; Raven ; Robin ; Seamew ; Starling ; Stork ; Swal- low ; Swan ; Thrush ; Toucan ; Wood -pigeon ; and Wren) ; in Adventures of Tadg, 153, 155; back-footedness a sign of bird-like qualities, 133, 139-40; bird-footed spooks, England, 507 ; deities take shapes of birds, Lapps &c., 134, 140 ; in exorcism, S. America, 266-7 ; Garuda the bird king, Jat- akas, 500 ; Irish king related to, 167-8 ; king's soul escapes as bird, 165 ; Nemglam king of b., 167 ; semi-divine powers of, 133 ; shape- shifting into, Erin, 166, 167 ; as souls, Ireland, 169 ; white, in folk- tale, Ireland, 449 ; white, wings of, as thatch of Manannan's palace, 152, 168; wings as palace thatch, Kerry, 171

Birrahgnooloo, 'Mother of All,' Aus- tralia, 116

Birth customs and beliefs : {see also Twins) ; amulets to secure abun- dance of milk, Italy and Spain, 468 {plate) ; baby bled for luck, Bantu, 250 ; baby fed with sour milk, Bantu, 250 ; baby held in smoke, Bantu, 250 ; baby purged, Bantu, 251 ; baby rubbed with cow- dung and rolled in skin, Bantu, 250 Black Anna, cave haunter, Leicester, 55