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Index,

Native Races of South Africa, The, liy G. W. Stow, reviewed, 353-8

Native Tribes of Central Australia, by Spencer and Gillen, 15

Native Tribes of Sozith- East Atistralia, by A. W. Howitt, 15, reviewed, 101-9, no

Naxia, see Naxos

Naxos : folktale, 24-5

Nebuchadnezzar, King, see King Ne- buchadnezzar

Necklaces : Huculs, 54 (plate) ; Italy,

Negro folklore, see Africa ; Jamaica ; a;/(/ United States of North America Nehalennia, procession of, 258 Nemi, wood of: cults at, 288-93 > rex Nemorensis, 288-93, S-^-Sj 327- 8 ; separation of divine and human kingly offices, 291 ; temple property, 289-90 Neptune, see Poseidon Nereids in Greek folklore, 21-2 Nero, emperor : as sun god, 317 Nerthus, procession of, 258-9 New Guinea : origin of aborigines of

Australia and Tasmania, 10 1 New Year : [see also New Year's Day; and New Year's Eve) ; customs at, Morocco, 38, 40-2 ; divination at, Morocco, 38 ; eating ceremony, Morocco, 38 New Year's Day : festival. High- lands, 210- 1 ; game, Argyllshire, 91 ; mumming play, Perthshire, 2IO-6 New Year's Eve : ceremonial meal,

Morocco, 40-2 New Zealand, see Maoris 'Ngai, Masai deity, 236 Niambe, West African deity, 11 1-2 Nigeria : (see also Akwe ; Asaba ; Benin City ; Bini tribe ; Ifton ; Ishan people ; Owo ; and Sobo) ; Notes from South Nigeria, by R. E. Dennett, 242, 434-9 Night : Jupiter Summanus, 273 Nightmare, cures for, see Medical

folklore Night spirits : Huculs, 50 Nimrod, King, see King Nimrod Nine : in charm against rupture, Monmouthshire, 65 ; dead finally leave house on 9th night, Jamaica, 70, 74 ; duppies count only to, Jamaica, 70 ; game of nine holes, Argyllshire, 84 ; virtuous wells and springs, Trelleck, 166

Nitus, place for souls, Shortland islands, 115

Njala saga, 360

Njord, toast to, Iceland, 360

Nola : the " gigli " or lilies, and ship, 247-8 (plate), 258-9

Nones, Romans and Etruscans, 331-2

North America, see Canada ; Green- land ; Mexico ; United States of North America ; attd West Indies

North Choiseul : totemism, 114

North Uist : game, 220

Northumberland : (see also Embleton) ; County Folklore, 9

Norway : Yule, 367

Nose : charm against bleeding of, St. Briavel's, 169-70 ; omen from, Jamaica, 75

Notes from South Nigeria, by R. E. Dennett, 242, 434-9

Nottinghamshire: charters, 123; folk- song, 127

Ntanda Bilala : wizard and leopard,

393-4 Ntumpu : sacred animals and fish,

395. 397 Numa, King, see King Numa Numbers in folklore, see under various

numbers, such as Seven Numicius river : Aeneas drowned in,

325 ; Jupiter Indiges, cult of, 271 Numitor, King, see Iving Numitor Nummulites in folklore, 333 Nundinae festivals of Jupiter, Rome,

331-2 Nuts : in game, Barra island, 439 Nutt, A. : review by, — Reinach's

Ciiltes, Mythes, et Religions, 475-6 Nut-tree : associated with Jupiter,

Italy, 284 Nyambe, West African deity, iio-2,

224, 376 Nyarongs, W. Africa, 112 Nymphs in Greek folklore, 21 Nzambi, see Nzame Nzame, West African deity, III, 376

Oak-tree : Egeria an oak goddess, 283-4, 292, 302 ; heads hung on oaks, 323 ; leaves &c. in crown of Roman king or imperator, 302, 307, 312, 315, and in corona civica, 307 ; oaken spear given for valour, Romans, 321-2; oak gods and goddesses, 283-4, 286-7, 292, 302 ; Quirites derived from, 28 1 ; the rex Nemorensis, 288-93, 322-3, 327-8 ;