The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 8 of 12)
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 8 of 12)
By James George Frazer
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Chapter IX. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals.
    • § 1. Dionysus, the Goat and the Bull.
    • § 2. Demeter, the Pig and the Horse.
    • § 3. Attis, Adonis, and the Pig.
    • § 4. Osiris, the Pig and the Bull.
    • § 5. Virbius and the Horse.
  • Chapter X. Eating The God.
    • § 1. The Sacrament of First-Fruits.
    • § 2. Eating the God among the Aztecs.
    • § 3. Many Manii at Aricia.
  • Chapter XI. The Sacrifice of First-Fruits.
  • Chapter XII. Homoeopathic Magic of a Flesh Diet.
  • Chapter XIII. Killing The Divine Animal.
    • § 1. Killing the Sacred Buzzard.
    • § 2. Killing the Sacred Ram.
    • § 3. Killing the Sacred Serpent.
    • § 4. Killing the Sacred Turtles.
    • § 5. Killing the Sacred Bear.
  • Chapter XIV. The Propitiation of Wild Animals by Hunters.
  • Chapter XV. The Propitiation of Vermin by Farmers.
    • § 1. The Enemies of the Crops.
    • § 2. Mouse Apollo and Wolf Apollo.
  • Chapter XVI. The Transmigration of Human Souls Into Animals.
  • Chapter XVII. Types of Animal Sacrament.
    • § 1. The Egyptian and the Aino Types of Sacrament.
    • § 2. Processions with Sacred Animals.
    • § 3. The Rites of Plough Monday.
  • Note: The Ceremony of the Horse at Rice-Harvest Among The Garos.
  • Index.
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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