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An Introduction to Mythology

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174
Creuzer, on religious nature of myth, 46
Cronus, and savage element in Greek myth, 18; as principle of time, 41;
deposed by his sons, 206; shares sovereignty of Elysium with
Rhadamanthus, 207
Cult of Othin, Chadwick's, 198
Cultes, mythes, et religions, Reinach's, 85, 109
Culture-heroes, 119
Culture myths, 149-150
Çupay, Peruvian lord of the dead, 212, 218
Cupid and Psyche, myth of, 143
Curtin, Jeremiah, his Creation Myths of Primitive America
quoted, 174-177
Custom, reasons for its adoption inspired by tradition, 96
Customs or rites, myths of, classified, 157
Cythrawl, Celtic evil principle, 169-170

D

DAGDA, Irish deity, 295
Dakota Indians, soul myth of, 212
Dancing and myth, 238-239
Danu, Celtic goddess, 295
Darmesteter and meteorological myths, 51
Dea Domnann, Celtic goddess, 295
Dead, the, as gods, 42
Death, myths of, 142, 150-151
De Brosses, his explanation of myth, 45
Delphi, Apolline garden at, 95
Deluge myth, 36-37; classified, 153; Babylonian, 252-253;
Araucanian, 310-311
Demeter, myth of, 129-130, 288, 304
Déné Indians—see Tinneh
Departmental gods, 116, 117, 118
De præstigiis dæmonum, Wierus's, 232
Deucalion, 178
Deutsche Mythologie, 90
Deutsche Sagen, Brothers Grimm's, 90
Devetinus, a devil, 44
Dharma, Indian god of duty, 256
Diana, temple of, 78, 79; as moon-goddess, 127; Leland on, as
goddess of old religion, 237
Diana Nemorensis, priest of, 75
Diancecht, Irish deity, 295
Dictionary of Mythology, Spence's, 226
Dindje Indians, dismemberment myth of, 146
Dionysus, ivy cult of, 93, 94-95; and dismemberment myth, 143;
the rites of, 242 et seq.; Homer on, 258
Dismemberment myths, 143; table of, 146
Distribution of myths, 70
Dragon, earth-, Great Mother evolved from, 98
Dragon legend, Elliot Smith on, 97-98
Dualism, 143-144
Dualistic myths, table of, 145-146; in Tupi mythology, 184
Duat, Egyptian Hades, 200-201
Du culte des dieux fétiches, ou parallèle de l'ancienne religion de
l'Égypte avec la religion actuelle de Nigritie, De Brosses's, 45
Durga, Hindu goddess, 291
Dyaus, Hindu Vedic deity, 289

E

EA, Babylonian deity, 126, 287; creation of, 166; in myth of
Ut-Napishtim, 253, 254
Eabani, type of primitive man in Gilgamesh epic, 250 et seq.
Earth-gods, 133-135
Earth-Mother, 133; evolved from earth-dragon, 98
Eclectic system in mythology, rationality of, 115
Eddas, the, 260-262; the Younger or Prose, 260; the Elder or Poetic, 261
Editing of myth, Peruvian example of, 16; Babylonian instance of, 34-35
Egg, cosmic, in Indian myth, 162; in Egyptian myth, 165
Egyptians, Plutarch on gods of, 15; animal-worship of, 45; dualistic
myth of, 145; dismemberment myth among, 146; culture myth of, 149;
soul myth of, 152; flood myth of, 153; place of reward of, 153;
place of punishment of, 154, 200-201; myth of journey through
Underworld of, 154; sun myth of, 155; moon myth of, 155; star myth
of, 156; creation myths of, 163-165, 193; Paradise of, 198-200;
mythic writings of, 245-248; general description of myths of, 285-286
Elf-arrow, 27
Elixir of life, and dragon, 97; as human blood, 97
Elysium, 206-207
Enigohatgea (Bad Mind), in Iroquois myth, 191
Enigorio (Good Mind), in Iroquois myth, 191
En-lil, Babylonian thunder-god, 124; creation of, 166, 287
Eos, as dawn, 50
Epona, Celtic (Gaulish) horse-goddess, 294
Eponymous animals, 125
Epunamun, Araucanian deity, 309-310
Esaugetuh Emissee, Choctaw creative deity, 306-307
Eskimos, soul myth of, 152; star myth of, 156
Ethical influences upon myth, 217-218
Euhemerus, his system, 42
Evolution of gods, 102 et seq.; associated with conception of
spirit, 102-104
Evolution of the Dragon, The, Elliot Smith's, 96
"Execration upon Vulcan," Jonson's, 280

F

FAERIE QUEENE, mythological references in Spenser's, 278
Farnell, Lewis, his criticism of The Golden Bough, 81-83
Father May, May Day character in Brie, 136
Fauna, Latin rural deity, 135
Faunus, Latin rural deity, 135
Faust, Scottish, 228-233
Fetish, definition of, 24 et seq.; difference between god
and, 25; development of, 104-108; air the element of, 106-107;
work of, 108; sale of, 108; religious ideas connected with,
lack force and permanence, 108; hunting, 116-117; sacrifice to, 116
Fetishism, in Greece, 20; nature of, 24 et seq.; and evolution

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