The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 6 of 12)
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Third Edition, Vol. 6 of 12)

By James George Frazer
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Chapter I. The Myth Of Osiris.
  • Chapter II. The Official Egyptian Calendar.
  • Chapter III. The Calendar of the Egyptian Farmer.
    • § 1. The Rise and Fall of the Nile.
    • § 2. Rites of Irrigation.
    • § 3. Rites of Sowing.
    • § 4. Rites of Harvest.
  • Chapter IV. The Official Festivals of Osiris.
    • § 1. The Festival at Sais.
    • § 2. Feasts of All Souls.
    • § 3. The Festival in the Month of Athyr.
    • § 4. The Festival in the Month of Khoiak.
    • § 5. The Resurrection of Osiris.
    • § 6. Readjustment of Egyptian Festivals.
  • Chapter V. The Nature of Osiris.
    • § 1. Osiris a Corn-God.
    • § 2. Osiris a Tree-Spirit.
    • § 3. Osiris a God of Fertility.
    • § 4. Osiris a God of the Dead.
  • Chapter VI. Isis.
  • Chapter VII. Osiris and the Sun.
  • Chapter VIII. Osiris and the Moon.
  • Chapter IX. The Doctrine of Lunar Sympathy.
  • Chapter X. The King As Osiris.
  • Chapter XI. The Origin of Osiris.
  • Chapter XII. Mother-Kin And Mother Goddesses.
    • § 1. Dying Gods and Mourning Goddesses.
    • § 2. Influence of Mother-Kin on Religion.
    • § 3. Mother-Kin and Mother Goddesses in the Ancient East.
  • Notes.
    • I. Moloch The King.
    • II. The Widowed Flamen.
      • § 1. The Pollution of Death.
      • § 2. The Marriage of the Roman Gods.
      • § 3. Children of Living Parents in Ritual.
    • § 1. The Pollution of Death.
    • § 2. The Marriage of the Roman Gods.
    • § 3. Children of Living Parents in Ritual.
    • III. A Charm To Protect a Town.
    • IV. Some Customs Of The Pelew Islanders.
      • § 1. Priests dressed as Women.
      • § 2. Prostitution of Unmarried Girls.
      • § 3. Custom of slaying Chiefs.
    • § 1. Priests dressed as Women.
    • § 2. Prostitution of Unmarried Girls.
    • § 3. Custom of slaying Chiefs.
  • Index.
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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