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Index.

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sacred to Janus &c., 281, Juno, 280, and Jupiter, 279-83 ; trunk as military trophy, Romans, 320 ; world-tree, 279-80 Oaths ; Iceland, 360 ; by Jupiter, Iguvium, 272 ; by Jupiter &c., not taken under roof, Italians, 261 Oceanus, the god, 272 Octavius Caesar : dream, 317 Odin : toast to, Iceland, 360 CEdipus legend, survival of, Cyprus,

24 Oenomaus, King, see King Oenomaus Offa's Dyke = Devil's Track, Wye

valley, 175 Ogulnii, coins of, 280 Oil : in ploughing custom, Morocco,

38-9

Old Kent Road : grotto building, 181

Oldknow, Miss O., The Dancing- Towers of Italy, 461-2

Oleander : in charms, Morocco, 35 ; twigs hung in fig-trees and houses, midsummer, Morocco, 35

Olive-tree : spray on amulet, Assyria, 152; wild, as siboko, Batlaru, 357

Olympia : laughing statue of Zeus, 313 ; votive offerings, 481

Omens : from animals, Congo, 396, Jamaica, 69, 73, 74, 75, 77 ; from birds, Jamaica, 69, 71, 73-5, Rome, 312 ; from birthday, Jamaica, 73 ; from blood, Romans, 265 ; from breaking of looking-glass, Jamaica, 76, stick, Jamaica, 70, or tree branch, Jamaica, 71, 73 ; from buffalo hairs, Pawnees, 118; from crossing threshold first, Jamaica, 73; from crying at confirmation, Jamaica, 76 ; from dreams, Aus- tralia, 430, Italy, 313, Jamaica, 68, 76-7 ; from eating, Jamaica, 69 ; from felish medicines, Congo, 380; from fiery dove, Florence, 184 ; from hat, Jamaica, 68, 71 ; from insects, Jamaica, 69, 71, 74, 76; from lightning stroke, Rome,3ii-2; from meeting corpse, Jamaica, 72 ; from mending clothes, Jamaica, 76; from orange, Jamaica, 76 ; from parts of body, Jamaica, 6S-9, 71,

75 ; from pin sticking up, Jamaica, 74 ; from rain, Jamaica, 73 ; from scissois sticking upright, Jamaica, 73 ; from seat falling, Jamaica, 72; from slinging round chair, Jamaica,

76 ; from spider's web, Jamaica, 74 ;

from spitting, Jamaica, 76 ; from stockings or skirt dropping, Jamaica, 72 ; from sun shining, Jamaica, 72, Rome, 317 ; from tumbler breaking, Jamaica, 71 ; from umbrella, Ja- maica, 71-2 ; from veil tearing, Jamaica, 73 ; from wearing-apparel, Jamaica, 76 ; from wedding ring, Jamaica, 73 ; adultery, Loango, 380; of birth, Jamaica, 77 ; of death, Glencoe, 62 ; Jamaica, 69, 71, 73, 76-7, Rome, 31 1-2; of evil spirits, Jamaica, 71 ; of ghosts, Jamaica, 70-1, 74 ; of harvest, Florence, 184, Pawnees, 118; of hunting. Pawnees, 118; of luck, Fjort and Jamaica, 75-6; of marriage, Jamaica, 71-2, 76 ; of rain, Jamaica, 75 ; of visitors, Jamaica, 69, 71, 74; of weather, Jamaica, 75

Ops, goddess of fertility, Rome, 318

Oracles: Praeneste, 280- 1

Orange : divination by peeling, Ja- maica, 72 ; omen from, Jamaica, 76

Orange-blossom : in amulets, Naples,

145, 157 Ordeals : Loango, 390, 394 ; Iceland,

360 Ordish, T. Fairman : History of

English Folk-drama, 9 Oregon : deluge legend, 118 Origines hlandicae, by G. Vigfusson

and F. York Powell, reviewed,

358-62 Orkney islands : games, 87-90, 219 Oscans : Jupiter the Light-bringer,

261-2 Osiris : lotus symbol of, 146 Otter : in marriage custom, Kuculs,

52 ; in proverb, Loango, 404 ;

sacred, Loango, 397-8 ; skin worn,

Loango, 404 Outer Hebrides, see Hebrides Ovaherero : marriage customs, 357 ;

organisation, 357 Overami. King, see King Overami Owl : not in cimaruta amulet, Naples,

147 ; omen from, Jamaica, 73 Owo : secret society, 437 Ox : in folktale, Loango, 402-3 ; in

ploughing custom, Morocco, 38 ;

tail as sign of office, Bavili, 399 ;

wild, see Buffalo Oxfordshire : {see also Bensington ;

Headington ; and Kirtlington) ;

manors, 124