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Index.

427

Scythian {or Skythian) invasion of

India, 268, 285 Sea, ancient custom at, 281 Sea-cattle, how kept ashore, 384 Sea-faring folk and witches, 2, 16 Sea, lights as portents of wrecks or

drowning, 211-214, 215 Sea-origin of Aphrodite, 264 Sealing-up of Jinns, 347, of Osiris,

,354

Seallach, a vision, 205

Seasonal festivals in Oxfordshire, 307

Second-sight, in Ireland, 13 ; in Scotland, 203, 214, 217

Semitic folklore (^see also Israelites (2«^ Jews), Jinn, 331, 347, Moloch, 337; Dagon, 341, Tyrian, 343, devil-binding, 348, transformations of sex in divinities, 263

Sena, agricultural sacrifices of Nam- nite priestesses at, 367

Seitecio jacobica, (herb) poultice for sore nipples, 388

Serapis, temple-tabu of, 344

Serpent-woman, {see Lamia, atid Melusina), of the Gnostics, its symbolism, 285

Serpent-worship, in relation to Brah- manism, 284, in relation to child- bearing, 284

Sesamum, black, sacred, 329, god imprisoned in, 332, 348

Set, and the sealing of Osiris, 354

Seventh son, powers of, 15

Sexes, change of, in gods, 263, dis- guised in each other's dress, in connection with Aphrodite, 264

Shadow, ceasing at death 137, word in the sense of " ghost," 377

Shadow-charm, Italian, 5

Shakespeare, William, his influeuce on fairy literature, 31, 32, con- temporary views, 36, sources of idea, 37, chiefly Teutonic, 45, but largely Celtic, 53, his knowledge of natural history, 360

Shankar Acharya, Indian reformer. 346

Shapeshifting, {see also Metamor- phosis) an attribute of witches, 3, 17, 375, and of fairies, 47, 49, 50, in Australia, 57, of Will-o'-the- Wisp, 223, 229, and of the Devil, 232, 234, of Proteus, a modern Greek parallel, 276, in the story of Hjalmter, 3o'5

She Kyles, Scottish game of nine- pins, 74

Shears and Mangala Stand (from Siam) by M. C. Ffennell, 90

Shipton under Wychwood, morris- dances of, 317

Shiva, {see also Siva), in relation to serpent worship, 284

Shoes crossed in witchcraft, 7

Shropshire, medicinal folklore of,

387

Shrove-Tuesday, pancakes, 70, foot- ball, 72, 74

Shutter-charm, Italian, 5

Siam, folklore of, 88, 90

Siberia, bird folklore of, 375

Sibzianna, Babylonian name for the star Kegulus, 359

Sicily, criminal-worship in, 199

Sieves used in witchcraft, 7

Sight of gods injurious to observers,

344

Sikyon, transference of idols at the Apollonia rite, 337, secret idols shown yearly in procession, 354

Silesir., the gold dragon of, 237

Silk band round neck for quinsy, 387

Silver bullets needed to shoot witches. 18

Sir Amadas, or the Travelling Com- panion, compared with Orendel &c., 295, 296, a romantic version of a common tale, 297, 300

Site, change of, or choice, 177, 279

Siva, or Shiva, in connection with serpent worship, 284, called Trilo- chana, 328, lord of demons, 330, at Jageswar, as conqueror of death, 346

Skin, human, used in witchcraft, 7> of the deer, lucky 312, 316

Skinnhufa, the trollwife, 305, 306

Slavonic folklore, 84, 85. influence of Greek folklore, surmised, 275, primitive culture, 369

Sleep, Finnish magical, 305

Sleeping kings and heroes, 196, and a modern parallel, 197

Smith, Dr. Robertson, quoted on the development of the idol, 325, on Jinn, 331, on change of sex in gods, 263

Smoking the fool, see Hood Game at Haxey

Snake gods of India, {see Shiva) 332

Snake stones, by M. J. Walhouse, 284

Snakes {^see Erectheus), strangled by Herakles, 274, 275, associated with