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Rathvilly : meaning of name, 172

Raumarige : part of king Halfdan's body buried, 419

Raven : associated with Lug, 1 65-6, and Cuchulainn, 166; in ballad, Bretagne, 314 ; dwells on poisoned hazel-tree, 58, 165 ; form of the Morrigu, 166 ; kings related to, Erin, 166 ; in saying, Perthshire, 319; shape-shifting into, 166 ; wife ofTethra, 166

Reaping customs and beliefs, see Har- vest customs and beliefs

Rebirth beliefs, see Reincarnation behefs

Reaieil de Mimoires et de Texies pub- liis en rkoniieicr du XIV Cougrh des Orientalistes reviewed, 505-7

Red: doll in "wassail box," York- shire, 349 ; red-haired woman un- lucky, but man lucky, Ireland, 203

Rederech, Iving, see I^ng Rederech

Red Etin, The, 161

Redon, abbey of, 42

Reincarnation beliefs : Australia, 18-9, 21, 237-41, 490; Ireland, 163-4

Relationship, blood : Australia, 107- lio, 1 16-7, 296-7, 302-6

Religion : (j-^da/jo Buddhism) ; origins of, discussed, 126-8; primitive, pub- lications on, 14-5

Religiotisgeschichtliche Verstuhe zittd Vorarbeiten, by A. Dieterich and R. Wunsch, reviewed, 253-4

Reptiles in folklore, see Alligator ; Crocodile; Frog; Lizard ;a«a'Snake

Revenants, see Ghosts

Reviews, 115-28, 236-56, 375-84, 488-

507 Reykdale : temple and priest, 419 Reykdcela saga, 401, 420 Rhodesia : {^see also Umtali) ; Kafiir

beer, 481 Rhymes : {see also Folk-songs ; and

Nursery rhymes) ; of montlis,

Egypt, 197 Ringerige : part of King Halfdan's

body buried, 419 Rings, finger : set with teeth, Spain,

465 {plate), or shells, Spain, 465-6,

471 {plate) Ringworm cured by seventh son,

Leitrim, 201 Rivers and streams : {see also under

their names) ; gods, see Water gods Robin: inarmsof Glasgow, 329 ; fire-

bringer, Brittany and Wales, 447 ;

in folktale, Leitrim, 443, 447 ; in miracle of St Kentigern, 329; sacred bird, 447 ; some of God's blood in veins, Brittany and Scotland, 447

Robin Hood pastimes, 383-4

Rolling on ground, when first stork &c. seen, 278

Romans, ancient : amulets, 458, 461, 466, 469 {plate) ; {see also tinder names of deities) ; drama decayed with fall of, 380 ; Equiria, Feb- ruary, 420 ; huntsman's festival, 446 ; inscriptions, Carmarthen and Glou- cestershire, 38 ; scapegoats, 265

Rosaries : Tibet, 3

Rose, H. A., Does the Folk-Lore Society exist for the Study of Early Institutions? 11 1-3

Rose, white : badge of clan Stuibhard,

319 Ross : yew-tree, 66-9 Ross-shire : {see also Applecross ; Contin ; Dingwall ; Gairloch ; and Loch Maree) ; fairs, 333 Rouen : fish bone as amulet, 467 Rouse, W. H. D. : election as presi- dent, 4 ; Presidential Address, 4, 12-26 Rowan, see Mountain ash Roxburgh (Aus.) : words of dance, 490 Rucht the swineherd, 166 Rudrach, King, see King Rudrach Rue : flower in amulet, Spain, 457

{plate) Ruidhe, son of Lughaid Menn, 170 Rush : offered to Manannan on Mid- summer Eve, Isle of Man, 141 Russia : {see also Caucasus ; Crim Tartars ; Esthonia ; Finland ; Great Russia; Letts; Lithuania; Moscow; Podolia ; Poland ; Siberia ; and Ukraine) ; cock's head thrown on roof, Jan. 13, 281 ; early institutions, 512

Sacrifice :

animal, — Amazulu, 4S3 ; at cutting of mistletoe, Gauls, 33-4 ; on eve of Day of Atonement, Jews, 275-6, 281 ; of dog, Iroquois, 265 ; after holmgang, Iceland, 407-8 ; of horse, Iceland, 419-20; at marriage, Amazulu, 483, Cau- casus, 283 ; three months after death, Manyika, 487 ; in new house, Africa &c., 265-6 ; on St Maree's day, Ross-shire, 333 ; by