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Index.

525

Plague : in folktale, Bulgaria, 490 ; miraculous stay of, Palermo, 250- 1

Plantain : Anglo-Saxon name, 364

Plantain (fruit) : offered after child- birth, S. Nigeria, 439

Plants in folklore : {see also Artemisia ; Astrantia major; Herwinck ; Black- berry bramble ; Cress ; Cretan dit- tany ; Flowers in folklore ; Genista ; Goat's beard spiraea ; Hawkweed ; Helianthus ; Hyssop ; Ivy ; Knot- grass ; Lettuce, wild ; Maize ; Man- drake ; ^larjoram ; Maydweed ; Mayweed; Mistletoe; Moon plants; Moonwort; Moonwort fern; Msaka- saka ; Myrtle ; Oleander ; Parsley ; Pea plant ; Peganum harmola ; Pennyroyal ; Pigeon's grass ; Plan- tain ; Primrose ; Rue ; Sambucus ; Southernwood ; Sweet Maudlin ; Thistle ; Valerian ; Vine : Ver- vain ; Wheat ; and Wormwood) ; magical, culled on Midsummer Eve, 44

Playing cards, " spiritual," 481

Ploughing customs and beliefs : Mor- occo, 38-9

Ploughshares as votive offerings, S. Germany, 4S2

Pluto, see Dis

Pocket-handkerchief: unlucky gift, Jamaica, 69

Pokutia, see Huculs

Pola : inscription, 294

Poland : goblins, 492

Polish people, seeOsox^Xo. ; and Poland

Pollux, see Dioscuri

Polyeuctes, St., see St. Polyeuctes

Polynesia : {see also Easter island ; and Society islands) ; mana similar to Congo fetish power, 376

Polyphemus type of folktales, 22

Pompeii: cult of Isis at, 143, 152; Gorgon myth, 350

Pompey the Great, identified with Janus, 306

Ponds: church sunk in, Trelleck, 166

Poplar : in folktale, Bulgaria, 491 ; goddess Egeria associated with, Rome, 283 ; twigs burnt, June 24, Morocco, 29

Poplifugia festival, Rome, 328

Porcupine : as siboko, Banoka, 356, or totem, Bantu, 232

Portents, see Omens

Port Eynon : magical rites at Arthur's Stone, Gower, 339

Poseidon : Zeus - in - the - rain - water, Greeks, 266

Possession, demon : artemisia cures, Anglo-Saxons, 364

Powell, F. York : death of, 6, 14

Praeneste : Caeculus founder of, 2S8 ; calendar, 330 ; Fortuna associated with oak deities, 285, 288, 296 ; genii at, 297 ; inscriptions, 263, 284 ; Jupiter an oak god, 284-5, 288 ; oaks abundant, 280 ; oracle, 280-1 ; temples at, 280

Praise unlucky, Jamaica, 68

President, election of, 4, 6

President's Address, 5, 14-26

Primrose: opens locks, 143

Privernum : spoils from dedicated, 272

Procas, Iving, see King Procas

Processions: Italy, 131, 243-57, £,61-2. ; round church, S. Germany, 481

Prophecies: of Merlin, 413-5

Proserpina, sec Persephone

Protasius, St., see St. Protasius

Proverbs : Braemar, 98 ; Loango, 395, 400-4 ; Masai, 234 ; Mon- mouthshire, 67 ; Romans, 292 ; Shropshire, 67

Prut, valley of, see IIuculs

Publications of Folk- Lore Society,

8,9 Puffin : beliefs about, Faroes and

Westman Isles, 488 Pulse : eaten ceremonially, Morocco,

Pulverbatch : fairies' grindstone, 336 Puri : procession of Jaganath, 257 Puzzles : Argyllshire, 444-8 Pygmalion and Galatea, modern ver- sion of, Astypolaia, 23 Pytho, the witch, Greeks, 21 Python, sec Snake

Queen of Sheba : half demon, 418, and identified with Sibylla, 416, 424

Queensland : {see also Annan River tribe ; and Cooktown) ; Howitt's The Native Tribes of South-east Australia reviewed, 101-9.

Quirinus, the deity, 286, 320-1

Rabat : lustration ceremony, mid- summer, 32 ; straw hut burnt on water, midsummer, 31