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Index.

417 ; Midsummer Eve, 141 ; Mid- winter, 414-5; Moharrem, 196-7; Monday, 197 ; New Year's Day, 271, 338-9, 341 ; November, 30, 349; October, 44, 58, 197, 211-2, 319-20, 420; Palm Sunday, 470; Ramadan, 197 ; St Barnabas' Day, 311; St Bartholomew's Day, 311; St Brigit's Festival, 325-6 ; St Maree's Day, 333 ; St Nicholas' Day, 383 ; St Ruffus' Feast, 333 ; Samain, feast of, 30, 44, 58 ; Sep- tember, 276 ; Shrove Tuesday, 275 ; Spring, 197, 279, 286-7; Sunday, 197,470; Thursday, 272; Tuesday, 46, 275 ; Wednesday, 197; Winter, 258, 262, 414, 416, 418

Death and funeral customs and beliefs : {see also Ghosts ; and Graves) ; burial customs, Icelandic sagas, 397, 400-5, 408, 4 10- 1, Manyika, 487, Shangaans, 484, Zulus, 484 ; corpse not passed in front of, Ice- land, 411 ; corpse removed through hole in wall, Shangaans, 484 ; crema- tion, Norway, 410; dead affected by condition of howe, Iceland, 404 ; dead, gifts to, Iceland, 397, 402-3, Philippines, 122, Upper Egypt, 197, 199-200 ; dead inhabit black boulder, Philippines, 122, or howe, Iceland, 404-5 ; dead invoked at sacrifice, Zulus, 483 ; feast among graves, end of Ramadan, Upper Et^ypt, 197 ; feast three months after death, Manyika, 487 ; fire lighted at graves, Australia, 261 ; future life, beliefs about, Iceland, 400-4, 410, Paraguay, 124, Philip- pines, 122; graves slept upon, N.S. Wales, 261 ; kraal removed after death, Shangaans, 484; sick allowed to die in hut, Manyika, 487, Zulus, 484

' Death ' buried or cast out, 258-9, 286

December: (j'^d'a/^^ Christmas; Christ- mas Day ; Christmas Eve ; Inno- cents' Day ; and Si Nicholas' Day) ; 6-8, annual fair, St Neot's (Hunt.), 44 ; 17th St Nicholas' fair, St Neot's (Hunt.), 44

Dechtire, mother of Cuchulain, 163-4, 166

Deer : Finn MacCumall connected with, 435-6 ; in folktales, Ireland, 342, 435 ; horns as amulets, Spain,

455-6 (/'/«^«) ; in legend of StNeot, 46 ; of Luibnech eaten by Irish king, 162 ; Oisin's mother a deer, 435 ; shape-shifting into, Ireland, 435 ; skins worn by Finn Mac- Cumall, 433 ; white, in ballad, Bretagne, 314 Deity, conceptions of: Australia, 1 16-7, 174-6, 186, 188, 288-90; Kamtchadales, 248 Delhi : string game, 88 Delos : Nike of Mikkiades, 139 Delphyne, snake gaoler of Zeus, 28 Demons and evil spirits : [see also Devil); Airi the huntsman, India, 136; back-footed, India &c., 131-2, 136; churels, India, 136; snake- man. New Caledonia, 131, 138 Denmark : (see also Faroes ; Green- land ; a}id Iceland) ; cat's cradle, 92 ; root cognate to Nuada, 47 Deorgreine, bride of Laegaire, 163 Dergcroche, King, see King Derg-

croche

Devil : back-footed, Ireland, 131,

133 ; cloven hoof, 140 ; driving out,

Esthonia. 263 ; goat's legs, 133,

140 ; origin of crystal-gazing, 232 ;

in "wassail box," Yorkshire, 349

Devil outwitted type of folktales, 253

Devon : Dumnonii, 42 ; string trick,

.358-9. Diamantina river : relationships, 109 Diana : Grainne compared with, 441 ; Nemorensis, solar, 441, 445 ; re- lated to Virbius, 442 ; St Brigit compared with, 326 Dian-Cecht, leech of Irish gods, 29, 209 Diarmuid and Grainne, 439-444, 448,

.451-3 Dice games : Philippines, 121 Dieri, see Dieyeri

Dieyeri tribe : 293 ; corroboree, 489 ; marriage customs, 177-9, 181-6, 294-7, 301, 305; no All-Father belief, 2S9 ; relationships, 108- 10, 296-7, 303 ; totemism, 1089 Dinas Eiddyn, see Edinburgh Dinas Emreis or Ffaraon, in tale from

Mabinogion, 49 Dingwall : sacrifices on St Maree's

day, 333 Dinnsenchus, the, 60-7, 161 Dinodig, tale of prince of, 31 1-2 Dionysus : annual marriage, Athens,

378-9. Dioscuri, The, 493-8