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An Introduction to Mythology

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160-161
Tales, children and 'mis-telling' of, 38
Taliesin, ancient British bard, 296
Talmud, the, 204
Tamandare, Tupi-Guarani hero, 183
Tammuz, Babylonian deity, 251, 288
Tangoroa, in Polynesian dismemberment myth, 143
Tapio, forest-god of Finns, 76
Tartarus, region in the Greek Hades, 206
Tawiscara, (Dark One), Huron evil deity, 27, 37, 191
Taylor, Thomas, his translation of Pausanias, 46
Tefnut, Egyptian goddess, 163; birth of, 164
Tempuleague, whale-goddess of the Pehuenche Indians, 314
Tepeyollotl, Mexican god, 134
Termagent or Tyr, Scandinavian deity, 43
Test of recurrence in myth, 32, 47, 91; definition of, 39; Lang on, 71
Tethra, lord of Celtic Underworld, 295
Teutates, 294
Teutonic mythology described, 292 et seq.
Teutons, dualistic myth of, 145; creation myth of, 147; culture myth
of, 150; taboo myth of, 150; fire myth of, 152; flood myth of, 153;
place of reward of, 153; place of punishment of, 154; creation
stories among, 170; realm of woe of, 196; Valhalla of, 197; mythic
writings of, 260-262
Texts, comparative lateness of most traditional, 91
Tezcatlipoca, Mexican deity, 74, 115, 133, 171, 264; as Lord of Night
Wind, 132, 297-298
Theagenes of Rhegium, 15; his criticism of myth, 41
Theobiography, or life-history of gods, 63
Thetis supplies Apollo with divine food, 121
Thlinkeet Indians, thunder-god of, 123; myth of birth of god of, 144;
beast myth of, 145; dualistic myth of, 146; fire-stealing myth
of, 149
Thoms, W. J., his definition of folklore, 223
Thor, Norse deity, 123, 124, 262, 293-294
Thoth, Egyptian deity, 115, 127, 285; commands creation, 165
Threshold of Religion, Marett's, 23, 88
Thunder and lightning, myths of, 51
Thunder-gods, 122-124; Andean ideas of, 122; as birds, 123-124;
their lightning spears, 123; connected with flint, 124;
with rain, 124
Thunderer, supernatural being of Chinook Indians, 301
Tiawath, Babylonian monster, 34-35, 166, 167, 283, 287
Tiele, Cornelius Petrus, his position, 65; on barbarous survivals, 65;
on the anthropological school, 65-66
Tien or Shang-ti, Chinese creative deity, 167
Time, reckoning of, anciently regarded as a science, 126-127
Tinneh or Déné Indians (Hare-skins), beast myths of, 145; creation
myth of, 147; soul myth of, 152; flood myth of, 153
Titans, Keats on, 277
Tlaloc, Mexican water-god, 171, 299, 309; as ruler of terrestrial
Paradise, 196, 210
Tlazolteotl, Mexican goddess, 115
Tobacco, ceremonial use of, among American tribes, 312
Toci, Mexican Earth-Mother, 299
Todas Indians, myth to account for custom or rites of, 157
Tohil, deity of Kiche Indians, 26, 268
Tollan, ancient Mexican city, 264
Toltecs, culture myth of, 150
Tonacaciuatl, Aztec creative goddess, 211
Tonacatecutli, Aztec creative deity, 211
Tonga Islanders, place of reward of, 154
Tootah, thunder-bird of Vancouver Islanders, 123
Torquemada, writer on Mexican myth, 264
Toru-guenket, Tupi moon and principle of evil, 184
Toru-shom-pek, Tupi sun and principle of good, 184
Totemism, definitions of, 28-29; German ignorance of, 85
Totems, British, 28; examples of, in myth, 28; allusion to, in
antiquity, 29; Lafitau's interpretation of, 29; Jevons on, 86;
development of, into gods, 108-110; animal attributes of, 109;
distribution of, among tribal gods, 109; manner of determining, 109;
causes which tend to humanize, 110; various methods of fusion of,
with the god, 110
Tradition, definition of, 11; use of the term, 13 n.; comparative
lateness of written, 91; unequal method of recording, 91;
interpretation of its testimony, 91; evidence of age in, 91;
metamorphoses of, 91
Transition from hunting to agricultural religion, 117
Tree of Life, Crawley's, 14
Tree-spirit, in cult of Arician grove, 76; represented by
living person, 76
Triduana, St, legend of, 224-227
Trophonius, 121, 206
Tsuki-yumi, Japanese moon-god, 168
Tuatha de Danann (Children of Danu), Celtic deities, 220, 263, 294, 295
et seq.
Tuonela, Finnish place of dead, 304
Tupi-Guarani Indians, star myth of, 141; dualistic myth of, 146; fire
myth of, 152; flood myth of, 153; creation myth of, 183-186
Tutivillus, a fiend, 44
Two Brothers, Egyptian story of, 247-248
Tylor, Sir E. B., definition of religion, 14; his general thesis, 55-56;
on language and formation of myth, 56-57; his animistic theory, 58-59
Tyr, Norse deity equated with Jupiter and Zeus, 48
Tzentals, creation myth of, 147
Tzitzimime, Aztec demons, 211

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UAPÈS of Brazil, birth of gods myth of, 144, 191-192
Uitzilopochtli, Mexican deity, 32, 264, 298-299; evolved from
humming-bird, 32 n.,

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