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The Observance Of Christmas In Various Lands And Ages.

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INDEX
Abbots Bromley, horn-dance at, 201
Abruzzi, All Souls' Eve in, 192; "new
water " in, 333
"Adam," drama, 127-8
Adam and Eve, their Day, 271
Adam of St. Victor, 33-4
"Adeste, fideles," 63-4
Advent, 90-2; " Advent images," 11S;
Klopfelniichte, 2168
Alexandria, pagan rites at, 20
All Saints' Day, and the cult of the dead,
173, 189-90
All Souls' Day, and the cult of the dead,
173, 181, 189-95
Alsace, Christkind in, 230 ; New Year's
"May" in, 269-70
Alsso of Brevnov, 183
Ambrose, St., 31-2
Amburbah, 353
Amiens, Feast of Fools at, 305
Anatolius, St., hymn of, 100
Ancestor-worship, 181, 253-4, 290, 341
Andrew, St., his Day, 173, 213-6, 277
Animals, carol of, 69 ; ox and ass at the
Nativity, 155 ; cult of, 174-S ; masks
of, 175-6, 199-202; on Christmas
Eve,233-4 ; specially fed at Christmas,
289 ; wassailing, 346-7
Ansbach, Martinmas in, 206
Antwerp, soul-cakes at, 194 ; St. Martin
at, 206-7 ; St- Thomas's Day at, 224
Apples, customs with, 195-6, 207, 278
Ara Coeli, Rome, 115-6
Ardennes, St. Thomas's Day in, 224
Armenian Church, Epiphany in, 22
Artemis and St. Nicholas, 218
Aryan and pre-Arynn custunu, 165-4
Aschenk: ; 1
Ashes, superstition about, 258
Ass, Prose of the, 304-5
Athens, New Year in, ; , 1
Aubrey, J., 308
Augury, 182, 195-S, 214-,-, 115,
-'-M
Augustine, St. (of Canterbury), 21,
Aurelian, 23
Austria, Christmas poetry in, 45-6;
Christmas drama in, 143-6 ; soul-
cakes in, 194 ; St. Nicholas in, 2 1
St. Lucia's Eve in, 223 ; St. Th
Eve in, 225 ; Frau IVrchta, <u., in,
241-4, 342 ; Sylvester in, 2-4. $m
also Bohemia, Carinthia, Styri.i, i
Awdlay, John, 47-8
Bach, J. S., -3-4
Baden, All Souls' Eve in, 192
Balder, 273
Baptism of Christ, celebrated at Epipii
20-2, 101-4
Barbara, St., her feati
Bari, festival of St. Nicholas a, zz\
Barring out the master, 224
Bartel, 219
Basil, St., his festival, ;; 1
Basilidians, 21
Basle, Council of, 305
Bavari.i, St. Martin's roj in, 207 ; C'hrut-
mas-trees in, 266-7 j »a " ist
2S6; St. John's wine in, 514
Beauvais, Feast of the Ass at,
Bcde. Venerat' . . IOI
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