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Index.

545

Sun : ancestor of Rajput princes, 376 ; Diarmuid and Grainne as solar deities, 441, 452-3 ; Finn MacCum- all as solar champion, 433 ; Gawain as sun god, 343 ; goddess, Ireland, 163; Lug, the sun god, 141, 158, 163, 165, 312, 343; Manannan as sun god, 141-2, 159 ; Nuada, Irish god, 30 ; sun charms on Allhallow Even, Ireland, 58 ; sun trees, Ire- la^id &c., 159, 163 ; symbolised in regalia, 315 : Virbius as, 441 ; wor- shipped, ancient Erin, 165

Sunday : {see also Palm Sunday) ; nursery rhyme, Cairo, 197

Sunrise : water to cure elf-shooting taken before, N.W. Ireland, 207

Sunset : water to cure elf-shooting taken at, N.W. Ireland, 207

Sunwise : in charming mistletoe, Perthshire, 319 ; round temple causes storm, Icelandic saga, 394

Surrey, see Clapham ; and Croydon

Svarfdoela saga, 390, 397, 401-3, 412,

417

Swallow : caging unlucky, freeing lucky, France, 271 ; first seeing, customs on, 278

Swan : in marriage customs, 281

Swartkop, see Amampumuza tribe

Swastika, see Cross

Sweden : {see also Upsala) ; bad crops reckoned against kings, 418 ; Frey a tribal god, 392 ; root cognate to Nuada, 47

Sweetmeats : in " wassail box," Yorkshire, 349

Swine, see Pig

Switzerland, see Canton Grisons

Sword : blunting by magic, Iceland, 423 ; of Gawain, 343 ; of Nuada and of Zeus, 30-1 ; of state, Scot- land, 315

Sword dance, 382-3

Syria : Dioscuri, 495 ; tree worship, 199

Syrians, drolls about, 193-4

Taboos : Amazulu, 478 ; in folktales, 504; Ireland, 161, 167, 336

Tabor, C. J. : exhibit by, 2, 7 ; note on Spanish hand amulets, 458-9

Tadg, son of Nuada the druid, 58-9, 69, 169

Tadg, tale of adventures of, 153-5,

158, 431 Tahiti : attitude to gods, 247

Taliessin, poem ascribed to, 37, 40

Tamarisk : in Parzival, 344 ; offerings to, Egypt, 199

Tara: in folktales, 151, 153, 157-8, 429, 432, 436-7 ; kings in, embody sun god, 163-5, 343; seat of Nuada's reign, 32, 165 ; taboos on king at, 161, 336

Tay, Firth of, see Errol

Tearne-wadling : in saga of King Arthur, 341

Teeth : of alligator on bangle, Spain, 468 {plate) ; chipped, negritos of Philippines, 121; first shed as amulet, Pliny, 465 ; in finger-rings, Spain, 465 {plate); knocked out at puberty, 128

Teething, amulets to aid in, Spain, 456, 464-5 {plates)

Temair, see Tara

Termites, see Ant

Tethra, king of the Otherworld, 166

Teutonic institutions, works on, 512

Thidrandi, saga of, 389

Thighbones, see Bones, human

Thirteen : numeral as amulet, Italy and Spain, 464

Thirteen-pence piece, in elf-bags, N.W. Ireland, 202

Thoas, 340

Thomas, means twin, 497

Thomas, N. W. : Dr. Howitt's De- fence of Group-marriage, 294-307 ; The Scapegoat in European Folk- lore, 257-87

Thomas the Rhymer : prophecies, 319

Thor : animals devoted to, 391, 396 ; figure of, 405 ; oath by, Icelandic sagas, 394 ; references in Icelandic sagas, 390-2, 395-6 ; sacrificed to, 39O) 393 ; Thor's stone, for human sacrifice, Iceland, 419 ; thunder god, 389

Thor cake, 2, 7

Thorfinn Karlsefin's saga, 391-2, 408,

4t4-5 Thorgerd Holgabrud, worshipped,

405-7 Thorskfir5ingasaga,389-90, 398,422-4 Thorsness ; origin of name, 390 Thorstein Hall of Side's Son, saga of,

3S9, 398 Thorstein the White, saga of, 389 Three : cow spanned thrice to detect

elf-shooting, N.W. Ireland, 204;

legs of Manannan, 141-2 ; three

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