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An Introduction to Mythology

Page: 147

Religion, 86
Joskeha (White One), Huron Indian deity, 37, 191
Jötunn, Norse giants alluded to in the "Völuspá," 261, 293
"Journey of Skirnir, The," Norse mythic book, 261
Juno, 80; as mother of Vulcan, 279
Jupiter, myth of, as swan, 28; equated with Zeus and Tyr, 48;
as thunder-deity, 124; Leland on invocation to, 237; in Shelley's
Prometheus Unbound, 276; in Milton's Paradise Lost, 277;
Spenser on, 278
Jurupari, Brazilian Indian deity, 192

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KALI, Hindu goddess, variant of Durga, 291
Kame, Carib Indian hero-god, 182
Karaya Indians, star myth of, 140; their myth about Milky Way, 141;
their myth about Orion, 141
Karma, Hindu deity, 159
Kartikeya, Hindu god, 256
Karu, hero-god of the Mundruku Indians, 183
Keri, hero-god of Bakairi (Carib) Indians, 182
Keridwen, British goddess, 227, 296
Khepera, Egyptian creative deity, 163; Osiris takes form of, 164
Khnemu, creative acts of, 165
Kiche Indians (Guatemala), creation myth of, 147, 172, 264-265; their
myth of origin of man, 148; their myth of origin of heroes, 149,
265-268; Underworld of, 212; mythical history of, 268 et seq.
Kinder- und Hausmärchen, Brothers Grimm's, 90
King, as tree-spirit, 76
King of Tars, The, English romance, mythical references in, 43
Kingu, Babylonian monster, 35
Klaatsch, Dr, on Australians, 37
Kneph, Egyptian god, 298
Kodoyanpe, Maidu Indian creation myth of, 180
Kojiki, Japanese mythic book, 259
Krimen, Tupi-Guarai Indian hero, 183
Krishna, Hindu deity, cult of, 257
Kuhn, and meteorological myths, 51
Kuni-toko-tachi, Japanese god, 168
Kuvera, Hindu deity, 256

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LADAKS of Tibet, place of punishment of, 154
Laestrin, his interpretation of myths from nebular phenomena, 51
Lafitau, his interpretation of Indian totems, 29; indicates savage
element in myth, 45
Lang, Andrew, on solar myth, 54; on Spencer's theories, 60; works
of, 66 et seq.; his position, 66; distrust of Müller's
conclusions, 66; on 'disease of language,' 67; on the sacred and
frivolous in religion, 67; his conception of myth, arguments
against, 69; his general thesis, 69; his theory attached to
evolutionary systems, 70; his three stages of myth, 70; his
Modern Mythology,71-72; his anti-animistic hypothesis, 72-73;
his Making of Religion, 72-74; his 'All-Father' theory and
sky-gods, 74 n.; his criticism of Frazer's Golden
Bough, 75-77
Language and formation of myth, 56
Lares, the, 237
Latin earth-gods, 134
Laurel as sacred plant, 94
"Lay of Hoarbeard," Norse mythic book, 261-262
Leda, Roman goddess, 28
Legend, definition of, 12; Gomme's definition of, 90
Legend of Perseus, The, Hartland's, 93
Leland, C. G., his Aradia, 236-237; his Kuloshap the
Master, 270-271
Lengua Indians of South America, creation myth of, 180-181; ideas
of the after-life among, 214-215
Leto, mother of Apollo, as darkness, 121
Life-index, the, 247 n.
Lightning spear, the, 124
Lithuanian May Day festival, 136
Little May Rose, Alsatian May Day character, 136
Little Leaf Man, Thuringian May Day character, 136
Llud Llaw Ereint, British deity, 295
Loki, Scandinavian deity, 131, 292-293; as fire-god, 293
Lox, Algonquin deity, 143
Lug, Irish god, 295
Lunar gods, 126-127; their qualities, 127; connexion with water, 127

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MABINOGION, Welsh mythical book, 262
Macculloch, Dean, on folk-tale and myth, 222-223
Macha, Irish war-goddess, 296
McLennan, J. F., his writings on totemism, 59
Madagascar, dismemberment myth of natives of, 146
Magic and Religion, Lang's, 75
Magic, in modern Italy, 236-237
Mahabharata, the, 257
Maire, Tupi-Guarani deity, 183
Maize-gods of Mexico, 299
Making of Religion, The, Lang's, 66, 71, 72
Makonaima, Arawak creative god, 177-178
Malays, soul myth of, 152
Malsum the Wolf in North American Indian legend, 271-272
Mama Allpa, Peruvian earth-goddess, 134
Mama-cocha ('Mother Sea'), Peruvian goddess, 125, 314
Mama Nono, Carib Earth-Mother, 134, 182
Man, primitive, irrationality of, 17; his thirst for knowledge, 21;
'magnified non-natural,' regarded as earliest type of god by
Lang, 73-74; imagination of, 93; not an inventive animal, 96;
myths of origin of, classified, 148; creation of, see

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