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The golden bough : a study of magic and religion

Author: James George Frazer
Publisher: [Holmen, WI] : Suzeteo Enterprises, [2013?], ©1922.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1922 edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James George Frazer
ISBN: 9781936830459 1936830450
OCLC Number: 850958196
Notes: "Based on the 1922 edition"--Title page verso.
Description: 517 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: King of the wood --
Priestly kings --
Sympathetic magic --
Magic and religion --
Magical control of the weather --
Magicians as kings --
Incarnate human gods --
Departmental kings of nature --
Worship of trees --
Relics of tree-worship in modern Eurpoe --
Influence of the sexes on vegetation --
Sacred marriage --
Kings of Rome and Alba --
Succession to the kingdom in ancient Latium --
Worship of the oak --
Dianus and Diana --
Burden of royality --
Perils of the soul --
Tabooed acts --
Tabooed persons --
Tabooed things --
Tabooed words --
Our debt to the savage --
Killing of the divine king --
Temporary kings --
Sacrifice of the king's son --
Succession to the soul --
Killing of the tree-spirit --
Myth of Adonis --
Adonis in Syria --
Adonis in Cyprus --
Ritual of Adonis --
Gardens of Adonis --
Myth and ritual of Attis --
Attis as a god of vegetation --
Human representatives of Attis --
Oriental religions in the west --
Myth of Osiris --
Ritual of Osiris --
Nature of Osiris --
Isis --
Osiris and the sun --
Dionysus --
Demeter and Persephone --
Corn-mother and the corn-maiden in northern Europe --
Corn-mother in many lands --
Lityerses --
Corn-spirit as an animal --
Ancient deities of vegetation as animals --
Eating the god --
Homoeopathic magic of the flesh diet --
Killing the divine animal --
Propitiation of wild animals by hunters --
Types of animal sacrament --
Transference of evil --
Public expulsion of evils --
Public scapegoats --
Human scapegoats in classical antiquity --
Killing the god in Mexico --
Between heaven and earth --
Myth of Balder --
Fire-festivals of Europe --
Interpretations of the fire-festivals --
Burning of human beings in the fires --
Balder and the mistletoe --
External soul in folk-tales --
External soul in folk-custom --
Golden bough --
Farewell to Nemi.
Responsibility: by Sir James George Frazer.

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