Christmas In Ritual & Tradition - online book

The Observance Of Christmas In Various Lands And Ages.

Home Main Menu Order Support About Search



Share page  


Previous Contents Next

INDEX
nection with earlier festivals, 20-8 ;
becomes humanized, 25-7, -54-8 ; in
poetry, 31-86 ; liturgical aspects of,
89-101 ; in popular devotion, 104-1S ;
in drama, 121-54 5 'ts human appeal,
155-7» 3S7-6o; attracts customs
from other festivals, 173, 226, 277-8,
284; decorations, 178, 272-6; feast-
ing, 178-80, 283-91 5 presents, 276-9 ;
masking customs, 297-308 ; log, see
Yule Log
Christmas Eve, 229-38 ; superstitions
about the supernatural, 233-7; log
customs, 251-8 ; fish supper on, 286-7
Christmas-tree, 168, 17S, 263-72 ; its origin, 267-72
Christpuppe, 231
Chrysostom, 269
Church, Dean, 34
Circumcision, Feast of, 101, 302. See also New Year's Day
Clement, St., his Day, 211-2
Cleobury Mortimer, curfew at, 258
Clermont, shepherd play at, 141
Coffin, Charles, 64
Communion, sacrificial, 174-8
" Comte d'Alsinoys," 56,58-9
Cornwall, Hallowe'en custom in, 196 ;
blackbird pie in, 293 ; Childermas in, 315
Coventry plays, 128, 130-1, 138
Cradle-rocking, 108-n
Crashaw, 79-81
Crib, Christmas, 105-8, 113-8 ; possible
survivals in England, 118, 274
Crimmitschau, 112
Crivoscian customs, 231, 253-4, 276, 346-7
Croatia, St. Andrew's Eve in, 215 ;
Christmas log customs in, 251 Crcnia, 166
Dalmatia, Yule log customs in, 252
Dancing, 47-8, 293-4, 29S-300, 302
Daniel, Jean, 56, 58
Dannhauer, J. K., 265
Dasius, St., 167
Dead, feasts of the, 173, 1S0-1, 1S9-95, 235-6,240, 255-4, 34i
6
Decorations, evergreen, i'. 155
D>"
Denm.trk, " .(.., : i, 1 , 1 ;
Uimal maiks iii, 20.'
goose in, 205 ; St. 1.
St. Thorn 1 11 -in.
mas Eve superstitions in, I
candle* in, 250.-60 ; Christm..
267 ; pig's li , v,le-
bishop in, ,oS
Derbyshire, u ' onch " 1 l, 2-4 ;
Plough \I
Devil, and beast masks, 202 ; », 240
Devon, " Yeth ' in, 240 ; "ashton faggot" in, fruit-trees in, ,45
Dew, Christmas, 2'
Dickens, Charles, 359
Dinan, Herod play at, 141
Dionysus, as child-god, 21 ; wii
festivals of, 169, ;; 1
Dorstone, Hallowe'en at,
Drama, Christmas, in Latin, 121-7; '"
English, 128-38; in French,
1 ;S 43 ; in Spanish, 12S, i4S-;o ; in
German, 143-6; in Italian, 1.
150 ; survivals of, 1 150-4
plays, 220, 252; pagan folk
2O.S-502
Drinking customs, 36, 204, ,314-5,
Druids and mistletoe, 2-;
Duchesne, Mok , , 24
Durham, (
Diisseldorf, M -26
| ' i
EcKHART, 42-;, I 57
Edinburgh,
Eiretione, 1
Encina, Juan
76-86 ; ' 1 ' ''ble
survivals of the Christmas a
2-4 ; the Nativity in :be
cycles, 12S-38 ; " so .
Hallowe'en
1) in, 198-9; ni
Previous Contents Next