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This is Section The Golden Bough.
Following are the articles published under this section.


  • Chapter 1. The King of the Wood (2834 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 1. The King of the Wood : Section 2. Artemis and Hippolytus (2654 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 1. The King of the Wood. Section 3. Recapitulation (2653 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 2. Priestly Kings. (2674 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic: Section 1. The Principles of Magic. (2894 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic. (2821 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic : Section 3. Contagious Magic. (2674 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic : Section 4. The Magician's Progress. (2569 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 4. Magic and Religion (2732 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather: Section 1. The Public Magician. (2596 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather : Section 2. The Magical Control of Rain (7652 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather: Section 3. The Magical Control of the Sun. (2965 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather: Section 4. The Magical Control of the Wind. (2610 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 6. Magicians as Kings. (2597 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 7. Incarnate Human Gods. (2795 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 8. Departmental Kings of Nature (2587 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 9. The Worship of Trees :Section 1. Tree-spirits (2477 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 9. The Worship of Trees : Section 2. Beneficent Powers of Tree-Spirits. (2541 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 10. Relics of Tree Worship in Modern Europe (2707 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 11. The Influence of the Sexes on Vegetation (2604 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 12. The Sacred Marriage : Section 1. Diana as a Goddess of Fertility. (2614 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 12. The Sacred Marriage : Section 2. The Marriage of the Gods (2418 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 13. The Kings of Rome and Alba : Section 1. Numa and Egeria (2799 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 13. The Kings of Rome and Alba : Section 2. The King as Jupiter. (2724 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 14. The Succession to the Kingdom in Ancient Latium (2468 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 15. The Worship of the Oak. (2571 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 16. Dianus and Diana (2490 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 17. The Burden of Royalty : Section 1. Royal and Priestly Taboos (2321 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 17. The Burden of Royalty : Section 2. Divorce of the Spiritual from the Temporal Power (2470 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 18. The Perils of the Soul : Section 1. The Soul as a Mannikin (2771 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 18. The Perils of the Soul : Section 2. Absence and Recall of the Soul. (2561 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 18. The Perils of the Soul : Section 3. The Soul as a Shadow and a Reflection (2633 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts : Section 1. Taboos on Intercourse with Strangers. (2475 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts : Section 2. Taboos on Eating and Drinking (2630 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts : Section 3. Taboos on Showing the Face. (2522 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts : Section 4. Taboos on Quitting the House. (2640 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts : Section 5. Taboos on Leaving Food over. (2741 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 1. Chiefs and Kings tabooed (2569 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 2. Mourners tabooed (2392 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 3. Women tabooed at Menstruation and Childbirth. (2529 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 4. Warriors tabooed. (2439 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 5. Manslayers tabooed (2822 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 20. Tabooed Persons : Section 6. Hunters and Fishers tabooed. (2512 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 21. Tabooed Things : Section 1. The Meaning of Taboo (2642 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 21. Tabooed Things : Section 2. Iron tabooed (2462 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 21. Tabooed Things : Section 3. Sharp Weapons tabooed (3913 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 21. Tabooed Things : Section 4. Blood tabooed (2297 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 21. Tabooed Things : Section 5. The Head tabooed (2933 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 23. Our Debt to the Savage (2673 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 24. The Killing of the Divine King : Section 1. The Mortality of the Gods (2685 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 24. The Killing of the Divine King : Section 2. Kings killed when their Strength fails. (2545 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 24. The Killing of the Divine King : Section 3. Kings killed at the End of a Fixed Term. (2926 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 25. Temporary Kings (2381 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 26. Sacrifice of the King's Son (2554 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 27. Succession to the Soul (2495 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 1. The Whitsuntide Mummers (2365 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 2. Burying the Carnival (2281 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 3. Carrying out Death. (2417 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 4. Bringing in Summer. (2654 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 5. Battle of Summer and Winter. (2644 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 6. Death and Resurrection of Kostrubonko (2645 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 7. Death and Revival of Vegetation (2440 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 8. Analogous Rites in India (2378 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 28. The Killing of the Tree-Spirit : Section 9. The Magic Spring (2335 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 29. The Myth of Adonis (2406 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 30. Adonis in Syria. (2590 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 31. Adonis in Cyprus (2434 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 32. The Ritual of Adonis. (2515 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 33. The Gardens of Adonis (3135 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 34. The Myth and Ritual of Attis (2710 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 35. Attis as a God of Vegetation (2376 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 36. Human Representatives of Attis (2359 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 37. Oriental Religions in the West. (2344 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 38. The Myth of Osiris. (2373 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 39. The Ritual of Osiris : Section 1. The Popular Rites (2414 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 39. The Ritual of Osiris : Section 2. The Official Rites. (2505 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 40. The Nature of Osiris : Section 1. Osiris a Corn-god (2593 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 40. The Nature of Osiris : Section 2. Osiris a Tree-spirit (2586 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 40. The Nature of Osiris : Section 3. Osiris a God of Fertility (2310 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 40. The Nature of Osiris : Section 4. Osiris a God of the Dead (2423 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 41. Isis. (2751 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 42. Osiris and the Sun (2896 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 43. Dionysus. (3200 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 44. Demeter and Persephone (2641 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 45. The Corn-Mother and the Corn-Maiden in Northern Europe (2511 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 46. The Corn-Mother in Many Lands : Section 2. The Rice-mother in the East Indies (2498 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 46. The Corn-Mother in Many Lands : Section 3. The Spirit of the Corn embodied in Human Beings. (2524 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 46. The Corn-Mother in Many Lands : Section 4. The Double Personification of the Corn as Mother and Daughter (2422 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 47. Lityerses : Section 1. Songs of the Corn Reapers. (2396 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 47. Lityerses : Section 2. Killing the Corn-spirit. (2371 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 47. Lityerses : Section 3. Human Sacrifices for the Crops. (2411 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 47. Lityerses : Section 4. The Corn-spirit slain in his Human Representatives (2329 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 1. Animal Embodiments of the Corn-spirit. (2461 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 2. The Corn-spirit as a Wolf or a Dog. (2398 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 3. The Corn-spirit as a Cock (3460 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 4. The Corn-spirit as a Hare (2617 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : >Section 5. The Corn-spirit as a Cat. (2575 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 6. The Corn-spirit as a Goat (2459 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 7. The Corn-spirit as a Bull, Cow, or Ox (2391 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 8. The Corn-spirit as a Horse or Mare. (2517 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 9. The Corn-spirit as a Pig (Boar or Sow) (2472 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 48. The Corn-Spirit as an Animal : Section 10. On the Animal Embodiments of the Corn-spirit. (2573 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 49. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals : Section 1. Dionysus, the Goat and the Bull. (2523 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 49. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals : Section 2. Demeter, the Pig and the Horse. (2556 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 49. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals : Section 3. Attis, Adonis, and the Pig (2579 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 49. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals : Section 4. Osiris, the Pig and the Bull (2506 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 49. Ancient Deities of Vegetation as Animals : Section 5. Virbius and the Horse (2315 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 50. Eating the God : Section 1. The Sacrament of First-Fruits (2435 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 50. Eating the God : Section 2. Eating the God among the Aztecs (2405 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 50. Eating the God : Section 3. Many Manii at Aricia (2345 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 55. The Transference of Evil : Section 4. The Transference of Evil in Europe (2575 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 56. The Public Expulsion of Evils : Section 1. The Omnipresence of Demons (2275 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 56. The Public Expulsion of Evils : Section 2. The Occasional Expulsion of Evils. (2344 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 56. The Public Expulsion of Evils : Section 3. The Periodic Expulsion of Evils. (2683 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 57. Public Scapegoats : Section 1. The Expulsion of Embodied Evils. (2578 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 57. Public Scapegoats : Section 2. The Occasional Expulsion of Evils in a Material Vehicle (2376 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 57. Public Scapegoats : Section 3. The Periodic Expulsion of Evils in a Material Vehicle. (2347 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 57. Public Scapegoats : Section 4. On Scapegoats in General (2446 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 58. Human Scapegoats in Classical Antiquity : Section 1. The Human Scapegoat in Ancient Rome. (2437 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 58. Human Scapegoats in Classical Antiquity : Section 2. The Human Scapegoat in Ancient Greece. (2259 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 58. Human Scapegoats in Classical Antiquity : Section 3. The Roman Saturnalia. (2444 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 59. Killing the God in Mexico. (2357 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 60. Between Heaven and Earth : Section 1. Not to touch the Earth (2353 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 60. Between Heaven and Earth : Section 2. Not to see the Sun (2436 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 60. Between Heaven and Earth : Section 3. The Seclusion of Girls at Puberty (2270 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 60. Between Heaven and Earth : Section 4. Reasons for the Seclusion of Girls at Puberty. (2268 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 61. The Myth of Balder (2508 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 1. The Fire-festivals in general. (2458 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : >Section 2. The Lenten Fires (2316 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 3. The Easter Fires. (2312 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 4. The Beltane Fires (2407 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 5. The Midsummer Fires. (2428 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 6. The Hallowe'en Fires (2402 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe : Section 7. The Midwinter Fires (2942 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe: Section 8. The Need-fire. (2263 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 63. The Interpretation of the Fire-Festivals : Section 1. On the Fire-festivals in general (2394 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 63. The Interpretation of the Fire-Festivals : Section 2. The Solar Theory of the Fire-festivals (2350 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 63. The Interpretation of the Fire-Festivals : Section 3. The Purificatory Theory of the Fire-festivals (2410 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 64. The Burning of Human Beings in the Fires : Section 1. The Burning of Effigies in the Fires. (2542 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 64. The Burning of Human Beings in the Fires : Section 2. The Burning of Men and Animals in the Fires. (2377 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 65. Balder and the Mistletoe (2634 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 66. The External Soul in Folk-Tales (2532 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 67. The External Soul in Folk-Custom : Section 1. The External Soul in Inanimate Things (2559 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 67. The External Soul in Folk-Custom : Section 2. The External Soul in Plants (2562 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 67. The External Soul in Folk-Custom : Section 3. The External Soul in Animals (2367 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 67. The External Soul in Folk-Custom : Section 4. The Ritual of Death and Resurrection (2339 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 68. The Golden Bough (2425 reads) Printer Friendly Page
  • Chapter 69. Farewell to Nemi (2374 reads) Printer Friendly Page



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