Page:Folk-lore - A Quarterly Review. Volume 17, 1906.djvu/581

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.


Index.

543

Scotland : {see also Hebrides ; High- lands ; Orkney islands ; and under names of counties); crown, 315; Glais, ancestor of Scottish kings, 34; sceptre, 315; sword of state,

315. Scutari, see Skodra Scythia : back-footed beings, 131-2,

135

Sea-deities : Gefjon, 389-90 ; Greek, 396 ; Jupiter, 30 ; Manannan, 141-2 ; Nuada, 31 ; Poseidon, 397 ; Rdn, 396 ; Zeus, 30

Seal : as local nickname, 22 ; shape- shifting into, Iceland, 422

Seal of Solomon, as amulet, Madrid, 460

Sea-mew : in ballad, Bretagne, 314

Secretary, election of, 5

Secret of the Totem, The, by A. Lang, reviewed, 236-46, 289

Seeds : {see a/roEntada ; awrt'Mucuna) ; as amulets, Spain, 467-8 {plate)

Selago herb : plucked in white robe, 34

Selkirkshire, see Yarrow

Senach the Unearthly, 149

Senchas Mor, 434-5

September : ist, goat sacrificed, Oberpfalz, 276

Serpent, see Snake

Servia : Kraljevich Marko, a Servian hero, 113

Seven : 7 th son of 7th son as healer, Leitrim, 201

Seville : amulets, 456-8, 460-5, 467-9 {plates)

"Shade of the Balkans, The," by Miss M. E. Durham, 113

Shangaan tribe : dances, 478 ; duiker clan, 484 ; twins, one slain, 484

Shape-shifting : devil as cat or wolf, Esthonia, 263 ; in folktales, India, 503, Iceland, 421-2, Ireland, 435, Wales, 312-3

Shark : tooth as amulet, Spain, 464

Sheep : in ' bachelette ' custom, Chatillon-sur-Seine, 280 ; dead lamb thrown into trees, England, 281 ; lamb as marriage gift, Crim Tartars, 283 ; in marriage customs, 280-1, 283, Bulgaria, 283, Crim Tartars, 283, Illyria, 283, Poitou, 280 ; ram led and killed as scapegoat, 275, or sacrificed, Bohemia, 276, Zulus, 483 ; skin rolled round baby, Bantu, 250

Shellfish in folklore, see Oyster

Shells in folklore : {see also Cowrie shell ; Fossils in folklore ; and Trochus shell) ; as amulets, Spain &c., 465-6 {ptate)

Shields : of Finn MacCumall, 59, 69 ; of Hugh, son of Duach, 69-70

Ships : burial in, Iceland, 397, 401-3, 410-1

Shooting : at wren, Limousin, 273

Shrove Tuesday : blindfolding cus- tom, Wales, 275

Siberia, 5t?^Kamtchadales ; aw^/Kurile islands

Sicily : triskeles origin of Manx arms, 142

Sicyon : oracular stone, 414

Sicyonia, see Sicyon

Siedlitz : cock carried and burnt at wedding, 282

Sikhs: deification of John Nicholson, .376

Silver : apple-tree in Irish Otherworld, 144-5. I49> 151-3. 155-9; palace in folktales, 152 ; rod, in fine for insult to a king, 309-10; thirteen- pence piece in elf-bags, N.W. Ire- land, 202 ; votive offerings, Spain, .472

Silver bough in Irish legend, 144-5, 149, 151-3. 155-9, 161, 169, 320, 333, 445

Simla Village Tales, or Folk-Tales from the Hi^nalayas, by A. E. Dracott, reviewed, 501-3

Sin-eating : Chatillon-sur-Seine, 280

Siren : in amulets, Spain, 462 {plate)

Sirens, The, 134-6

Sithon, King, see King Sithon

Skipping games, Argyllshire, 216-7

Skodra: Kraljevich Marko, 113

Sky : Altjira the sky-god, Australia, 135 ; The European Sky-God, IV-VII— The Celts, by A. B. Cook, I, 27-71, 141-73, 308-48, 427-53; tree growing in castle sacred to sky god, Ireland, 17 1 ; twins children of, Africa, 494 ; Tyr a sky god,

389. Skye, isleof: (ie^ aZfo Strath) ; Oisin's

mother a deer, 435 Slavonians: early institutions, 512;

rites in spring &c., 258 ; south, gifts

to bridegroom, 2S3, ' means of

living ' = various fruits &c. Slienamon : origin of name, 436 Sligo: {see also Carrowmore; aWMoy-

tura) ; cure of elf-shooting, 200-10