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Index.

Dumfries : devil spoils brambles, Sept. , 454; rhyme, 454; Rood Fair, Sept.,

454

Dumfriesshire, see Dumfries

Dung : burnt to foster bees, June, Morocco, 28-30 ; painted on fig- trees, midsummer, Morocco, 33

Dunoon : game, ^^ ; trick, 441

Duppies, see Ghosts

Durostolum : martyrdom of Dasius,

324 . Dust : sprinkled on fruit-trees, mid- summer, Morocco, 34

Eadwig, King, see King Eadwig Eagle : associated with Jupiter, Italy, 274, emperors, 312, 314, and world- tree, Iran and Scandinavia, 153 ; in cimaruta amulet, Naples, 135, 147, 157, 159 {plate) ; as omen, Rome, 312 ; plucks wild lettuce for far sight, 145 ; on royal (S.c. sceptres, Rome, 302, 307, 319 ; as standard of legion, Romans, 319 ; sun em- blem, Lycia &c., 148; as totem, Shortland islands, 114; two-headed, in amulet, Naples, 143 Earls in early England, 1 23-4 Ears : omens from, Jamaica, 68, 75 Earth : as charm, Morocco, 34-5 ; thrown over animals &c. , mid- summer, Morocco, 34 ; touching destroys virtue of, Morocco, 33, 35 Earth gods, see Chthonian deities Earth spirits : charm against, Mor- occo, 41 East : corpse faced to, Monmouth- shire, 66 Easter : eggs, Huculs, 5, 53-4 (plates) Easter Eve: " Scoppio del Carro,"

Florence, 182-4 Easter island : Maori Hawaiki, 352 Easter Sunday : Huculs, 53-4 East Indies, see New Guinea ; and

Solomon islands East wind : fetishes, brought by,

Loango, 377-8, 384 Eating : goddess of, Rome, 263 ;

omens from, Jamaica, 69 Eating ceremonies, see Feasts Echini in folklore, 333 Edgar, King, see King Edgar Edinburgh : bull-roarer, 440 Eel : sacred, Kakongo, 395 ; tabooed,

Loango, 399 Egeria, goddess-wife of King Numa, 283-4, 302

Egg : bird's, handling unlucky, Ja- maica, 71 ; in cow medicine, Morocco, 33 ; divination by, Ja- maica, 72 ; Easter eggs, Huculs, 5, 53-4 (plates) ; unlucky to hold, Jamaica, 69, 76

Egypt : [see also Isis ; Luxor ; and Osiris) ; ancient, amulet, 143 ; name for Whit-Sunday, Copts, 43

Eileithueia : flower of, 145

Elbow : omen from, Jamaica, 75

Elder-Tree, The, by Miss A. Wherry, 100

Elephant : charm from skin to give virility, Congo, 381 ; hairs of tail worn in sacred grove, Loango, 401 ; pet name of babies, Loango, 401 ; as totem, Bantu, 232

Eleusis : folktales, 22, 24

Elijah as saint, Huculs, 50

Elis, see Olympia

Elworthy, F. T., A Solution of the Gorgon Myth, 350-2

Embleton : mock mayor, 465

Emperors, Roman, identified with Jupiter, 308-15

Empousa in Greek folklore, 21

Emu : sky-being has feet of, Australia, 428-9 ; as totem, Australia, 107

Encrinites in folklore, 333

Engai narok, Masai deity, 235

England : (see also under tiatnes of counties) ; folk-songs, 127

English and Scottish Popular Ballads, edited by H. C. Sargent and G. L. Kittredge, reviewed, 238-40

English Medici7ie in the Anglo-Saxon Times, by J. F. Payne, reviewed, 362-5

Ephesus : Diana, 141

Epidauros ; votive offerings, 481

Epirus : (see also Dodona) ; folklore collected by Politis, 17

Eskimo : dances, 119; folk-songs, 119; folktales, 119

Essential Kafir, The, by D. Kidd,

i5> 355

Essex, see Bury St. Edmund s ; Col- chester ; and Leytonstone

Esther, Book of, apocryphal addition to, 423-4

Etruria, j^f Caere ; Etruscans ; Falerii ; and Vulci

Etruscans : amulets, 134, 142 ; Jupiter of, 274, 281 ; king the sky god, 331 ; Medusa legend, 351 ; name for a god, 312 ; Penates, 296 ;