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An Introduction to Mythology

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Guecubu, demon of Araucanians of Chile, 310
Gulcheman, Araucanian Indian place of the dead, 313
Gwion Bach, British god, 296
Gwydion, British deity, 296
Gylfi in Scandinavian myth, 260

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HADES, Greek, 206-207
Hahe, Samoyede fetish, 105
Haida, American Indian thunder-god, 123
Hanuman, monkey king in Hindu myth, 289
Hare or Hare-skin Indians—see Tinneh
Harog, Teutonic god or spirit, 45
Harris, Dr Rendel, his view on myth, 93-95; Elliot Smith on views of, 96
'Harrying of Hell,' myth of, 31
Hartland, Sidney, his theories, 92-93
Hathor, Egyptian goddess, 27
"Hávamál" Norse mythological hook, 261
Heaven, idea of, 195 et seq.; localized in the sky, 218-219
Hebrews, myth of origin of heroes of, 149; taboo myth of, 150;
soul myth of, 152; fire myth of, 152; flood myth of, 153; creation
myth of, 167; place of punishment of, 203-206
Hecatæus of Miletus, his interpretation of myth, 42
Hecate, infernal goddess, 278
Heh, Egyptian sky-god, 165
Hel, the Teutonic Hades, 196-197
Hel, Teutonic goddess of death, 196, 197, 218
Hell, idea of, 195 et seq.; localized as beneath the
earth, 219-220. See also Places of punishment
Hephæstus, as fire, 41, 130-131, 284
Hera, Greek deity, as air, 41; mother of Hephæstus, 130;
Homer on, 258; wife of Zeus, 283; described, 284
Herman, G., explains myth by etymology, 48
Hermes, Greek deity, 284
Hermitten, Brazilian Indian hero-god, 183
Hero myths, classified, 149. See also Culture myths
Herse, Greek deity, as the dew, 50
Hindus, dualistic myths of, 145; creation myths of, 147; myth of
origin of man among, 148; myths of origin of heroes among, 149;
death myth of, 151; flood myth of, 153; sun myth of, 155; star
myth of, 156, 159-160; gods of, 20, 289 et seq.; mythical
literature of 255 et seq.
History, its relation to myth, 15 n., 42, 58, 92
History of the Affairs of New Spain, Sahagun's, 210, 264
History of the New World called America, Payne's, 83, 84, 105
Hiyeda No Ra Rae, reciter of Japanese myth and history, 259
Homeric period, religion of, 258
Horus, Egyptian god, 29-30, 122, 198-199; confused with Great
Mother, 98; described, 286
Hottentot beliefs, 71; dualistic myths, 145; death myth, 151
Hun-Apu, Kiche god, adventures of, in Popol Vuh,265 et seq.;
overcomes giants, 266, 302
Hunhun-Apu and Vukub-Hunapu, adventures of, in Popol Vuh, 266
et seq.
Hunting gods, 116-117
Hurakan, Kiche creative god, 172, 309; in Popol Vuh, 265
Huron Indians, myth of the birth of gods among, 144; dualistic
myth of, 145; myth of the origin of man of, 148; culture myth
of, 150; death myth of, 151; moon myth of, 156; belief in
after-life of, 212
"Hymn to Proserpine," Swinburne's, mythical references in, 280

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IKANAM, Chinook creator, 301
Ikenuwakcom, Indian thunder-god, 302
Iliad, the, 20, 257-259
Imagination, theory of the universal resemblance of human, 93
Incas (Peru), dualistic myth of, 145; creation myth of, 147
Indians of Nicaragua, their mode of sacrifice, 107
Indra, Hindu god, myth of, 20; as a quail, 123; birth of, 160;
mentioned, 130, 256, 289, 291
Inniskea, Irish island, sacred stone of, 27
Inspiration, value of, in mythic elucidation, 293
Introduction to Mythology and Folklore, Cox's, 50, 133
Introduction to the History of Religion, Jevons', 86
Ioi, sister of Blue Jay, in Chinook myth, 301
Ipurina Indians, their belief about Orion, 141
Iranian creation myth, 169
Irin Magé deity of Tupi-Guarani Indians, 139, 183
Iris, Xenophanes on, 41
Irish gods, 294 et seq.; myths, 295 et seq.
Iron, spirits' dread of, 234-235
Iroquois Indians, dualistic myth of, 146; creation myth
of, 147, 179-180; myth of the Two Brothers of, 191;
belief in after-life of, 212
Ishtar and Tammuz, myth of, 251; described, 288
Isis, Egyptian goddess, 129-130, 246, 286
Italapas, coyote-god of the Chinook Indians, 301, 303
Italy, modern magic in, 236-237
Ivy, as sacred plant, 94-95
Izanagi, Japanese creative god, 168
Izanami, Japanese creative goddess, 168

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JACK-IN-THE-GREEN, 137
Jacy, Tupi Indian moon-god, 184
Japanese, creation myth of, 147, 168, 194; culture myth of, 150;
place of punishment of, 154; adventures in Underworld of, 155;
mythic literature, 259-260
Jevons, Dr F. B., on myths, 86; his Introduction to the History of

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