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Index.

547

Ukraine : marriage custom, 284

Ulidians, vengeance of, 172

Ulster : {see also Antrim ; Boyne river ; Cavan ; Donegal ; I^ondonderry county ; Lough Foyle ; and St Maree) ; Celt-chair the champion, 70 ; corn baby, 7 ; Nuada the warrior, 33

Ulthaana, Arunta deity, 134

Umbaia tribe : conception beliefs, 18-9 ; totemism, 18-9

Umbria, see Gubbio

Umbrina fish: "ear-bones" as amulets, Romans, 466

Umtali, see Manyika

Underworld deities, see Chthonian deities

Umgeni, see Amafunze tribe ; and Inadi tribe

Umooti, see Amafunze tribe ; and Inadi tribe

Underberg, see Inadi tribe

United States of Columbia : chicha, 481

United States of North America, see Arizona ; Cherokee Indians ; Chip- pewa Indians ; Iroquois ; New York ; and Pawnee Indians

Unshinagh, meaning of, 62

Unshog, meaning of, 62

Upper Palatinate, see Oberpfalz

Upper Umkomanzi, see Amafunze tribe

Upsala : midwinter sacrifice, 417

Urabunna tribe : 293 ; marriage cus- toms, 177-8, 183-4, 186, 294-5, 489 ; mother right, 489 ; reincarna- tion beliefs, 21 ; totemism, 21, 489

Urquhart : St Maree slain, 333

Ursprung der Religion nnd Kunst, Der, von K. Th. Preuss, reviewed, 126-8

Usnagh hill, see Uisnech

Valhalla, 387, 400-3, 409-10 Valkyries, the, wind or storm ghosts,

409 VapnfirSinga saga, 389 Vaucluse Dept., see Entraigues Vediovis pater : cult of Julian gens,

59

Veniusa, daughter of Adam, 154 Vessel cup : name not used near

Scarborough, 349 Vice-Presidents, election of, 4 Victoria : {see also Gippsland ; Mur- ray river ; and under names of

tribes) ; relationships, I lo ; tribal All-Father, 175 Viga-Glum's saga, 389, 392-4, 398,

407, 415

Vine : annual marriage of Dionysus, Athens, 378-9

Virbius, Latin divinity, 335, 337, 340-1, 441-2, 445

Virgin Mary, The : confused with Grainne, Finn's wife, in folktale, 448-9 ; in " wassail box," York- shire, 350

Vlasim : local customs, 251-2

Volsungasaga : oak and apple-tree as equivalents, 57

Vosges district : marriage custom, 283

Votive offerings : Nemi, 445-6 ; Spain, 257, 462-3, 471-2 {plates)

Vukashin, ruler of Skodra, 113

Wakelbura tribe : relationships, 109

Wales : {see also Dinodig ; Dyved ; Gower ; Mabinogion ; and under names of counties) ; acron or fruit, 57 ; blindfolding custom, Shrove Tuesday, 275 ; cock valued, 285 ; Manawyddan mab Llyr, 142-3 ; Nudd corresponds to Irish Nuada, 35-7 ; robin as fire-bringer, 447 ; victim over precipice for murrain, 276 ; wedding gifts, 282 ; wren customs for newly married, 280

Walgan, see Gwalchmei

Walnut-tree: at Glastonbury, 311

Walrus : shape-shifting into, Iceland, 422

Walweitha, see Galloway

Wambeck : cat thrown out of gates, Kirmess, 270

War : amulets, Japan, 2-3, Tibet, 3 ; dances, 477

Waramunga tribe : ceremonial hel- mets, 489; organisation, 186

Wasp : first seen killed for luck, 277-8

"Wassail box," Yorkshire, 349-51 {plate)

Water : {see also Lakes ; Rain ; Rivers and streams ; Springs ; and Wells) ; scooped against stream for cure of elf-shooting, N.W. Ireland, 206

Waterdale saga, 389, 362-3, 395, 402, 413-5, 419, 423-6

Waterford county, see Dungarvan ; and Gleann Dealgain

Water gods : Jupiter, 30-1 ; Lot, 52 ; Nodons, 39, 45, 50; Nuada, 30-1,