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The Project Gutenberg eBook of the Golden Bough

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Golden Bough, by Sir James George FrazerCopyright laws are changing all over the world. Be sure to check thecopyright laws for your country before downloading or redistributingthis or any other Project Gutenberg eBook.This header should be the first thing seen when viewing this ProjectGutenberg file. Please do not remove it. Do not change or edit theheader without written permission.Please read the "legal small print," and other information about theeBook and Project Gutenberg at the bottom of this file. Included isimportant information about your specific rights and restrictions inhow the file may be used. You can also find out about how to make adonation to Project Gutenberg, and how to get involved.**Welcome To The World of Free Plain Vanilla Electronic Texts****eBooks Readable By Both Humans and By Computers, Since 1971*******These eBooks Were Prepared By Thousands of Volunteers!*****Title: The Golden BoughA study of magic and religionAuthor: Sir James George FrazerRelease Date: January, 2003 [EBook #3623][This file was last updated on March 23, 2003]Edition: 11Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ASCII, with some ISO-8859-1 characters*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE GOLDEN BOUGH ***This etext was produced by David Reed
The Golden Bough : a study of magic andreligion
Sir James George Frazer
PrefaceSubject IndexChapter 1. The King of the Wood
1. Diana and Virbius2. Artemis and Hippolytus3. Recapitulation
Chapter 2. Priestly KingsChapter 3. Sympathetic Magic
1. The Principles of Magic2. Homoeopathic or Imitative Magic3. Contagious Magic4. The Magician's Progress
Chapter 4. Magic and ReligionChapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather
1. The Public Magician2. The Magical Control of Rain3. The Magical Control of the Sun4. The Magical Control of the Wind
Chapter 6. Magicians as KingsChapter 7. Incarnate Human GodsChapter 8. Departmental Kings of NatureChapter 9. The Worship of Trees
1. Tree-spirits2. Beneficent Powers of Tree-Spirits
Chapter 10. Relics of Tree Worship in Modern EuropeChapter 11. The Influence of the Sexes on VegetationChapter 12. The Sacred Marriage
1. Diana as a Goddess of Fertility2. The Marriage of the Gods
Chapter 13. The Kings of Rome and Alba
1. Numa and Egeria2. The King as Jupiter
Chapter 14. Succession to the Kingdom in Ancient LatiumChapter 15. The Worship of the OakChapter 16. Dianus and DianaChapter 17. The Burden of Royalty
1. Royal and Priestly Taboos2. Divorce of the Spiritual from the Temporal Power
Chapter 18. The Perils of the Soul
1. The Soul as a Mannikin2. Absence and Recall of the Soul3. The Soul as a Shadow and a Reflection
Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts
1. Taboos on Intercourse with Strangers