The Golden Bough

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Lulu.com, 2008 - 444 pages
A book of antiquity for any studying magic and religion by Sir James George Frazer originally. Editing and foreword by Ashira Goddard. A Tapestry Antiquity Publishing Book.
 

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Contents

Foreword
7
Priestly Kings
23
The Magicians Progress
70
The Magical Control of the Weather
89
Magicians as Kings
119
Departmental Kings of Nature
148
Relics of Tree Worship in Modern Europe
166
The Influence of the Sexes on Vegetation
185
Names of Relations tabooed
342
Names of the Dead tabooed
346
Names of Kings and other Sacred Persons tabooed353
353
Names of Gods tabooed
357
Our Debt to the Savage
360
The Killing of the Divine King
363
Kings killed when their Strength fails
365
Kings killed at the End of a Fixed Term
377

The Kings of Rome and Alba
200
The Succession to the Kingdom in Ancient Latium208
208
The Worship of the Oak
217
The Burden of Royalty
229
The Perils of the Soul
243
Tabooed Acts
264
Tabooed Persons
276
Tabooed Things
305
Disposal of Cut Hair and Nails
321
Spittle tabooed
326
Foods tabooed
328
Knots and Rings tabooed
329
Tabooed Words
336
Temporary Kings
388
Sacrifice of the Kings Son
395
Succession to the Soul
400
The Killing of the TreeSpirit
404
Burying the Carnival
411
Carrying out Death
419
Bringing in Summer
424
Battle of Summer and Winter
431
Death and Resurrection of Kostrubonko 433 7 Death and Revival of Vegetation
435
Analogous Rites in India
437
The Magic Spring
439
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Tapestry Publishing presents another Book of Antiquity. Foreword and editing done by Ashira Goddard. Ashira Goddard is the author of several other titles including The Happy Bodies Series and "The Witches' Child". A practicing Pagan for over 15 years and born Native American.

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