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Amazon march, 177
Amazon stone, 24
Amazons, River of the, 161, 300, 304,

312
Amazuni, 167
Amber, 105, 201, 229, 264
Ambergris, 364
Ambrose, 350
America, dragon in, 85; Lucian's ref-

erence to, 275; Plato's reference to,
287; claim that St. Brendan dis-
covered it, 259; Chinese Buddhists
reached it, 360; Norse discovery of,
267; discovery of by Columbus,

272-3, 371
American Bureau of Ethnology, 323
American Indian myths, 65, 117-120,

368-370
American Museum of Natural His-

tory, 146
American southwest, Ararats in,

292
Amerigo Vespucci, 191, 315
Amethyst, 24
Amiens, cathedral at, 47
Ammon, Abbot, 45
Amoy, 244
Amycteres, the, 108
Anahuac, plateau of, 318
Anamba Islands, 129
A'nasa, 54
Ancient Mariner, 336
Andaman Islanders, 106, 147, 148,

365
Andari, 144
Andes Mountains, 139, 149, 192, 290,

300, 305, 316, 332
“Andromeda, a great giant,” 366
Angola, 102, 125, 179
Anguilla, 96
Animal kingdom, 27-48
Animals, Avenue of, 54
Animals, criminal trials of, 31
Animals, their names borne by men,

29; taking human form, 29; politics

of, 42
Annam, 149, 199
Annwfir, 260
Ant, 42, 43, 217, 253, 303, 361; gold-

guarding, 62-64
Antennarius marmoratus, 279
Anthropology, 291, 353
Anthropophagi, 114, 117, 128, 196,

207, 237
Antichrist, 239
Antigon, 28
Antilia, 252, 345, 375
Antilles, the, 163, 292, 296, 378

Antiope, 153
Antipodes, 9-10, 346
Antoninus, 358
Antony, Mark, 97, 246
Anubis, 338
Anuradhapura, 214
Anutschin, 115
Ape, 48, 121, 356
Aphrodisiacs, 20, 22
Apollo, 201, 203
Apple Island, 345
Apples of Adam, 358
Apurimac, valley of the, 314
Arab geography, 269, 362-363
Arabia, 1, 2, 50, 69, 95, 104, 171,

195, 224, 229, 231, 234, 245, 358,

365
Arabian Nights, 3, 16, 63, 74, 110, 159,

251, 354
Arabian Sea, 261
Araby the Happy, 232
Arachne, 28
Arapahoes, the, 139
Arawaks, the, 292
Arcadia, 1, 77, 246-248
Arctic night, 221
Arctinus, 151, 152
Ardnainiq, the, 112
Aretias, island of, 77
Argensola, 206
Argonauts, 75, 77
Argos, 174
Ariana, 197
Arimaspians, 55, 107
Arinadillo, 218
Ariosto, 373
Aristeas of Proconesus, 107, 349
Aristophanes, 285, 373
Aristotle, 12, 16, 39, 50, 51, 59, 135,

334, 353, 354
Arjuna, Rajah, 156, 157
Ark, 87, 292
Arkansas River, 326
Armada, the, 306
Armenia, 60, 100, 113, 151, 171, 185,

195, 238, 258
Aromatic Cape, 10, 231
Arngrim, 92
Arrian, 154, 196, 197, 225
Artemidorus, 81, 195
Artemis Stymphalia, 77
Arthur, King, 64, 256, 259
Art's beginning in magic, 376
Aryan culture, 357
Asafoetida, 94
Asesa, 148
Asia, 1, 2, 109, 135, 136, 148, 196, 911,

91%, 913, 967, 351, 364

Asia Minor, 135, 153, 169, 186, 281,

283, 365
Ass, 46, 48, 122, 338, 361, 374; Feast

of the, 48, Baalam's, 370
Ass-bittern, 67
Assuan, 143
Assyria, 56, 66, 169
Astarte, 186, 187
Astolpho, home of, 76
Astomi, the, 107-108
Astrakhan, 237
Astronomy, Maya, 293, 294
Asuang, 111
Asuncion, 300, 311
Aswamedha quest, 156, 157
Atahnallpa, Inca, 313, 333
Atbara River, 199
Athenæus, 350
Athens, 83, 281, 286
Athos, Mount, 193
Atlantes, 194
Atlantic Ocean, 1, 104, 252, 256, 261,

262-278, 277, 278, 287, 289, 291
Atlantis, 1, 252, 254, 255, 266, 274,

276, 277, 278, 280, 281-297, 369
Atlantis: The Antediluvian World,

288
Atlas Mountains, 140, 206, 264, 282,

290
Atrato River, 331
Attica, 122, 152, 153, 154
Attic Nights, 349
Augustus, 90, 96, 236
Aurochs, 55
Aurungzebe, 170
"Austin the monk,” 128
Australia, 11, 255, 328, 329
Autolycus, 249
Avalon, isle of, 259, 345
Avernus, lake of, 262
Ayamanes, 139
Azerbaijan, 337
Azores, the, 12-13, 255, 271, 275, 277,

280, 287, 288, 289, 290
Azov, Sea of, 154, 156, 358
Aztecs, 189, 204, 292, 338

Bagrada River, 37
Bahama Islands, 278, 314
Bailey, 128
Baker, Sir Samuel, 36, 135
Ba-Kwamba tribe, 130
Balasses, 244
Balboa, 76, 330, 331-332
Balm of Gilead, 230
Baltic Sea, 100, 114, 151, 160, 264
Bamboo Books, 71
Bancroft, 307
Banda, 206
Bandelier, 322, 326
Bangkok, 177
Banshee, 99
Bantam, 177, 184
Bantu, the, 149
Barbarism defined, 357
Barbarossa, Frederick, 220
Barcelona, 174
Barentz, 41
Barns of Joseph, 858
Basil, 20, 350
Basilisk, 2, 78
Bassorah, Hassan el, 159
Bastards of the Kalahari Desert, 146
Bat, 76, 77, 217, 245, 331, 340, 344
Bates, 75, 76, 126
Battalion of Death, 154, 156, 174-177
Batu, 106
Batwas, the, 145
Baurded, Treasurer, 143
Bears, 43, 65, 118, 128, 374; as men be-

witched, 29
Beasts, fabulous, 49-67
Beasts of Revelation, 65
Beazley, 363
Becket, Thomas à, 128
Bede, 6
Bedouins, 365
Bedtime stories, 370, 375
Bee, 44
Beelzebub, the fly god, 30
Beetle, 217, 218, 303
Beeton, 193
Behrs, the, 184
Belalcazar, 299, 301
Bellerophon, 152
Belloc, 216
Belzoni, 18
Benjamin of Tudela, 108, 838, 243,

358
Bennu, 70
Benzom, gum, 230
Berber rock-towns, 195
Bermuda Islands 101, 278, 288
Bernier, 170
Bertinoro, 17

B

Baalam, 53
Baalim, 185
Baboons, fear of, 126
Babylon, 122, 204, 238, 260, 358
Babylonia, 85, 87
Bacchus, 203
Bactrians, 55
Badger's legs, 44
Bagdad, 363

Beryl, 25

Boys, maiming of, 172
Bes, 150

Bradamante, 172
Bestiaries, 46, 375

Bragman, isle of, 260
Bezoar, 24, 38

Brahma, 205, 338
Bible, 83, 86, 122, 185, 192, 213, 338 Bran, 89
Bibliography, 378-383

Breadfruit, 260
Bielovodye, 222

Breezes, generative, 50
Big-footed men, 2

Brest, 289
Billdad, 66

Brhaspati, 338
Bimini, 314, 315

Bridge of tortoises, 359
Bird of paradise, 43

Bridinno, dwarf land of, 138
Birds, 373

Britannus, 344
Birthstone, 24

British Columbia, 360
Bishop-fish, 100

British Isles, 9, 203, 254, 263, 264, 274,
Black River, 136

290, 296, 351
Black Sea, 135, 151, 153, 187, 268 Brittany, 256
Black Side of Cathedral, 204

Brobdingnag, 373
“Black Virgin," 171

Bronze Age, 294
Bladder as sky, 119

Browne, Sir Thomas, 23, 39, 44, 53,
“Blameless” peoples, 203

69, 78, 99, 140, 334, 350
Brazil, 95, 123, 126, 188, 193, 218, Bruce, 71
299, 375

Brundusium, 349
Blefkens, 133

Brushwood Town, 128
Blemmyes, the, 109

Brusilov, 175
Blessed Islands, 258-261, 262

Brynhild, 79
Bloodstone, 24

Buache, 369
Blue-land, 268

Bucephali, 103
Boadicea, 169

Buchanan, 125
Boccias Islands, 102

Buddha, 215, 361
Bogaz Keni, 186

Buddhism, 188, 240, 261, 360
Bogota, 301, 304

Buenos Aires, 311
Bohemia, 171, 248-250

Buffalo, 6, 318, 319, 323, 324, 325;
Bokhara, 240

Caffrarian, 56
Bolivia, 294, 299, 311

Buffon, 33, 35, 43, 77, 111, 140, 141,
Bongo tribe, 129

192, 350
Book of the Cities and Maroels of Bull, 81, 338, 342, 367
Countries, 362

Bulotu, 260
Book of Climates, 362

Bunyan, 262, 367
Book of Diversities, 363

Bunyan, Paul, 66
Book of Roads and Kingdoms, 362 Bunyip, 95
Books, virtue in all, 354

Buried cities, 213-215
Borneo, 94, 129, 158, 159, 335

Burma, 269, 293, 364
Bororo Indians, 27

Burrowing creatures, 218
Bosman, 179

Burton, Lady, 180
Bossewell, 66

Burton, Sir Richard, 159, 179, 180,
· Boston Linnæan Society, 94

181, 182, 183
Botanic Garden, 58

Busbequins, 63
Botchkareva, Maria, 156, 174-177 Bushmen, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 227
Bothnia, Gulf of, 93

Bustard, 210
Bo-tree, Sacred, 216

Butterfly, 344
Bottle-imps, 22

Buzzard, 370
Bouchey, Margaret, 23

Byssus silk, 59
Bougainville, 138, 329

Byzantium, 361
Boundary between Old and New
World, 277

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Bounteous Isle, 253
Bourbourg, Abbé Brasseur de, 293 Cabeza, de Vaca, 319, 379
Bourgogne, Jean de, 365, 367

Cabul, 62

Cadiz, 224, 306, 308
Cæsaristas, the, 317
Cæsars of South America, 317
Calabash, 159, 321, 361
Caldilhe, 58
Caliban, 104
California Indians, 8
California, island of, 158
California, State of, 127, 283, 360
Callao, 328
Calypso, 354
Cambodia, 195, 269
Cambyses, 15
Camel, 42, 50, 62, 63, 81, 210, 232,

361; flying, 358
Cametennus, 361
Campanella, 373
Camulatz, the bird, 293
Canada, 290
Canary Islands, 258, 265, 270, 287,

290, 345, 359
Canelas, 300, 301
Cape Bojador, 272
Cape Cod, 289
Cape of Good Hope, 270, 278
Cape Guardafui, 10, 156, 231
Cape Hatteras, 288
Cape Santa Elena, 192
Cape of Spices, 231
Cape Verde Islands, 287, 289, 290
Cappadocia, 185, 186, 195
Capricorn, 67
Caqueta River, 302, 303
Carbuncle, 24
Carchemish, 185
Cardan, 140
Cardinal Points, 203-205
Caribbean Sea, 160, 290, 291, 296, 299,

300, 369
Carib, island of, 160
Caribs, the, 166, 217, 291, 292
Caribou, 29
Carlyle, 172
Caroline Islands, 158
Caroni River, 305, 311
Carp, 81
Carpini, 104, 106, 113, 194, 258
Cartagena, 330
Carteret, 329
Carthage, 123, 263, 264, 271, 274
Cartooning humanity, 103
Caspian Sea, 237
Cassia, 231, 233, 234, 243
Cassiquiare River, 304
Cassiterides, the, 263
Castaneda, 322
Castelnau, 125, 130
Castor, 94

Cat, 253, 338
Cataclysm in New World myth, 292,

294
Catalan map, 90, 160
Cat-fish, 6, 67
Cathay, 106, 113, 222, 240, 312, 365
Cathedrals, animal symbolism in, 46-

48, 375
Catoblepas, 36
Caucasus Mountains, 72, 114, 153, 171,

193, 194, 195, 207, 235, 237
Cave drawings, 340
Celtic glamour, 256, 348
Celts, 83, 367
Central America, 77, 291-294, 297
Celebes, 242
Cellar strain in human nature, 217
Cellini, Benvenuto, 38
Centaur, 66, 114, 361
Central point of earth, 7
Cephalopod, 95
Cercopes, the, 125
Cerne, 275
Ceylon, 42, 157, 160, 258, 363
Chalcedony, 25
Chaldea, 98, 159, 366
Chambers' Journal, 142
Chameleon, 366
Chamlakhu, 127
Chains of Indo-China, 31
Chao Fu-Kua, 137
Chaos, 86
Chardin, 171
Charia, Isle of, 366
Charlemagne cycle, 56, 75, 76, 95
Charles III of Spain, 318
Charles V of Spain, 317
Charlevoix, Father, 343
Charon's ferry, 262
Chassenée as rat advocate, 31
Chatan, pygmy city of, 138
Chelonophagi, the, 96, 198
Chenoos, the, 119
Cherokees, the, 217
Chestnuts, 283
Chiau Yau, 136
Chibcha Indians, 301, 312
Chichen Itza, 291
Childbirth, a means of promoting, 24
Chilean mythology, 338
Chimæra, 66
China, 59, 60, 72, 73, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85,

113, 137, 147, 203, 218, 230, 259, 267,

269, 318, 335, 349, 359, 360, 364, 365
China seas, 74
Chinese discovery of North America,

360
Chinese Encyclopedia, 57, 107

Chinese wall, 139, 237
Chiquitos, the, 139
Chiriqui Indians, 338
Choquequirau, 314, 332
Choromandæ, the, 104
Chrism, devil's, 78
Christ symbolized by unicorn, 53;

called the phoenix, 69
Christian fabulists, 356
Christian pilgrims, 356, 357-358
Christian symbolism, 375
Chronicle of the Cid, 177
Chrysolite, 25, 207
Chrysoprase, 24
Churchward, 149
Cibola, 303, 312, 314, 318-323
Ciconian coast, 228
Cilician pirates, 265
Cimarron republics, 165
Cimbri, the, 3
Cinnabar, 33
Cinnamon, 231, 233, 234, 243; Land

of, 301, 312
City of Brass, 110
City of God, 356
City of Hump-backed Women, 361
City of Mexico, 312, 321, 322
City of the Sun, 2, 69, 373
Classic myth, 375
Claudius, 69
Closet philosophers, 369
Clothing, origin of, 87
Cloud-centaurs, 103
Cloud-Cuckoo Town, 285, 373
Clouds of Magellan, 311
Cloves, 230, 243, 245
Coast Range, 283
Coata, 124
Cobra, 112
Cochin-China, 137, 243
Cock, 30, 44
Cockaigne, Land of, 374
Cockatrice, 66, 77-78

Compass, 7
Composite creatures, doctrine of, 841
Concepcion, 316
Condor, 74
“Conflict between Horus and Set," 86
Confucius on jade, 24
Congo, 178, 179
Conquistadors, 299-333, 368, 369
Constantinople, 359
Constellations, animal forms of, 30
Conway, 206
Cook, Capt., 124
Cool Lake, 7
Coos Bay giants, 192
Copper, 327; Age, 294; Mountains,

207
Coptic Christians, 239
Cordilleras, 207, 273, 300, 301
Cordoba, 60, 362
Corentyne River, 167
Cornelius Nepos, 228
Corn spirit, 30
Cornwall, 255, 263, 309
Coromandel Coast, 196
Coronado, 320, 321-326, 368
Corsali, 74
Cortez, 188, 292, 329
Corvo, 271
Cosmas, 6, 34, 52, 362
Cossack colonel a woman, 177
Costa Rica, 127
Cotton-plant, 59
Cotzbalam, the bird, 293
Cougnantainsecouima, the, 164
Council of Virgins, 172
Country of the Dwarfs, 142
Country of Widows, 158
Country of Women, 156
Court of the Universe, 284
Cow, 257, 374
Cowry shell, 87
Coyote, 106, 118, 370, 374
Crab, 30, 43, 61, 97
Cradle of Gold, 312, 332
Cramps, a cure for, 24
Crane, 2, 42, 118, 350; war with

py gmies, 141
Crantor, 286
Crayfish, 245
Creative caricature, 340
Credulity of Greeks, 353
Crete, 287
Cricket, 81, 361
Crimean war, 171
Criminal courts of birds, 42
Critias, the, 281, 282, 285
Crocker Land, 255
Crocodile, 36-37, 46, 47, 338, 361

Cock's egg, 78

Cocytus River, 262
Cod, 96
Colic, a cure for, 24
Coligny, 306
Collecteanea, 355, 356
Colombia, 207, 300, 301, 302, 311, 312
Colorado River, 318, 321
Columbus, 10, 12, 102, 130, 151, 160,

161, 167, 242, 258, 270, 271, 274, 277,

279, 368, 371
Comedy, Greek, 339
Commercial subtlety, 244
Communal houses, 303, 327
Comorin, Cape, 149

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