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Index.

535

Wild cat, see Cat

Wild ox. see Buffalo

Willibald, St., see St. Willibald

Wiltshire, see Salisbury Plain

Wind : fetishes brought by, Congo, 377-80

Windle, B. C. A., review by — Payne's English Medicine in the Anglo-Saxon Times, 362-5

Wine : origin of, Bceotia, 25

Winning the Chum (Ulster), by H. W. Lett, 185-6

Wise women : Wye valley, 167

Wishing-wells : Trelleck, 165-6

Witan, functions of, 124-5

Witchcraft: amongst Huculs, 51, 54; amulets and charms against, 137, Cambridgeshire, 189-90, Morocco, 33 ; leopard connected with, Loango, 391-3 ; shadow can be stolen, Bavili, 372-3 ; Wye valley, 170-4

Witches : animal shape of, Wye valley, 171; Cambridgeshire, 1 87 -90 ; janaras, Naples, 143 ; Pytho, Greeks, 21 ; ride on hurdles, Cam- bridgeshire, 189

Withershins : Ceri so carried, Gubbio,

253 Wives : [see also Birth customs and beliefs ; Marriage customs and beliefs ; and Mothers) ; S. Nigeria,

438-9

Wizards : Bavili, 372-3, 382, 392-3 ; Monmouthshire, 67, 167, 175 ; Shortland islands. 1 15

Wolfgang, St., see St. Wolfgang

Women : [see also Marriage customs and beliefs; Mothers; Widows; Wise women ; Witches ; and Wives) ; genii of called Junos, Romans, 296 ; unmarried girl lights New Year fire, Morocco, 40

Wood fiends : hair offered to, Mala- bar and New Zealand, 467

Woodpecker ; bird of Zeus, Jupiter, or Mars, 321

Worgaia tribe (Aus. ): marriage cus- toms, 472

Worm : reincarnation in, Madagascar, 230

Wormwood : in coffin, Monmouth- shire, 66

Worochta, 50

Wotjoballuk tribe (Aus.), 105, 222

Wounds, cures for, see Medical folk- lore

Wren : hunting of, 259 ; mouse's brother, Faroes, 488

Wright, A. R., exhibits by, 369

Wurunjerri tribe (Aus.) : origin of social reform, 103

Wye river, saying, 67

Wye valley, folklore of, 2, 162-179, 352

Xibanga, province of, 398 Xienji : sacred animals, 397 Xilendi Nkombi : sacred animal, 397 Xina or forbidden thing, Loango, 405

Yam : offered after childbirth, S.

Nigeria, 439 Yellow : Easter eggs, Huculs, 53-4 Yellow animals, see Horse Yggdrasill-tree : oak as, 280-1 Yorkshire : {see also Whitby) ; folk- songs, 127 Yule, see Christmas

ZadkieFs Almanack, used in charming, St. Briavel's, 170

Zakynthos : Cyclops, 22

Zambesi district, see Nalolo

Zante, see Zakynthos

Zemmur tribe, Morocco : in mid- summer fires, 31

Zeus : {see also Jupiter) ; Ares derived from, 320 ; Argive Zeus, 275 ; Janus identified with, 277 ; Jupiter compared with, 274 ; oak god, Dodona, 323 ; Roman emperors as, 311, 313-4 ; temple, Athens, 314; trophy to, Greeks, 320; Zeus- in-the-rain-water, Greeks, 266

Zwei Jahre unter den R'annibaleti der Salomo-Inseln, by C. Ribbe, re- viewed, 1 13-6

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