Leaves from The golden bough

by James George Frazer

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Folklore.,
  • Magic.,
  • Mythology.

Edition Notes

Statementculled by Lady Frazer.
ContributionsFrazer, Lady d. 1941.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19065896M

In Roman mythology, the Golden Bough was a tree branch with golden leaves that enabled the Trojan hero Aeneas* to travel through the underworld safely. The bough was said to be sacred to Proserpina (Persephone), the queen of the underworld, and was associated with the goddess Diana*. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (–). It first was published in two volumes in ; the third edition, published –15, comprised twelve volumes. This work by Sir James Frazer () is widely considered to be one of the most important early texts in the fields of psychology and anthropology. At the same time, by applying modern methods of comparative ethnography to the classical world, and revealing the superstition and irrationality beneath the surface of the classical culture which had for so long been a model for Western. In his book Magick in Theory and Practice, he introduces the term “Magick”. Crowley begins the introduction to his book with quotes from a number of sources including Pythagoras, The Golden Bough by J.D. Frazer, St. Paul, etc. so we see that he drew from many classical sources when creating his work.

The Aeneid / Events / Book 6 ; They go to the gates of Proserpina's palace where, after performing a cleansing ritual, he leaves the golden bough. After that, he and the Sibyl head to Elysium – the ultimate chill-out zone, a.k.a. Club Dead. Commentary on "The Golden Bough" The Golden Bough is a book by Sir James Frazier on myth & religion, the golden thread running through all cultures from ancient times to now. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (). The Golden Bough J. G. Frazer The authoritative edition with an introduction by Cairns Craig and Frazer's own afterword. Published originally in two volumes in , this extraordinary study of primitive myth and magic led Scottish anthropologist J. G. Frazer to identify parallel patterns of ritual, symbols and belief across many centuries and many different cultures/5(). a golden jar. Wherever he is born, the trees and plants put forth green leaves; at his bidding flowers bloom and springs of water rise; and his presence diffuses heavenly blessings. But he is by no means the only man who poses as a god in these regions. A register of all the incarnate gods in the Chinese empire.

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Chapter The Golden Bough Chapter Farewell to Nemi Preface THE PRIMARY aim of this book is to explain the remarkable rule which regulated the succession to the priesthood of Diana at Aricia. When I first set myself to solve the problem more than thirty years ago, I thought that the solution could be propounded very briefly, but I.

Leaves from the Golden Bough. Culled by Lady Frazer. xii + + 16 plates. (London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., ) 10s. net. CHAPTER 1. THE KING OF THE WOOD § 1. Diana and Virbius.—Who does not know Turner's picture of the Golden Bough.

The scene, suffused with the golden glow of imagination in which the divine mind of Turner steeped and transfigured even the fairest natural landscape, is a dream-like vision of the little woodland lake of Nemi—"Diana's Mirror," as it was called by the ancients/5(18).

Leaves from the Golden Bough by Culled by Lady Frazer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion = The Golden Bough: A Study in Religion and Magic, James George Frazer The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (retitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion in its second edition) is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer.4/5.

Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Reprint. The Golden Bough 2 volume in one book by Frazer James Avenel, edition, ISBN: Hardback in good condition NO dust jacket. Text is clean and unmarked, binding tight, tanning of pages due to age.

Cover is gold embossed and very clean. Before Joseph Campbell there was James Frazer. Book VI. Quotes Book VI. Hidden in the leafy darkness of a tree, There is a golden bough, the leaves and stem Also of gold, and sacred to the queen Of the infernal realm.

“Ah, Dido, was it true then, the report That told your death: slain by your own hands. Alas. was I the cause. Now by the stars I swear, and by the gods above, and all There. Any living person voyaging to the Underworld needs the golden bough to get there safely, to present as a gift to the Underworld's queen, Proserpina.

But only those with the right fate can remove the bough from the tree by the Underworld's entrance near Naples. Aeneas manages to take the bough, which comes to symbolize his extraordinary fate.

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A world Golden Bough describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship, sex practices, strange rituals and festivals. Disproving the popular thought that primitive life was simple, this monumental survey shows that savage man was enmeshed in a tangle of magic, taboos, and superstitions.

Revealed here is the evolution of man from savagery to civilization, from the modification 4/5(4). The golden bough; a study in magic and religion Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : M. Ravenel. The drawing of the Golden Bough which adorns the cover is from the pencil of my friend Professor J. Middleton. The [xii] constant interest and sympathy which he has shown in the progress of the book have been a great help and encouragement to me in writing it.

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By William Hallock Park, M.D., Anna Wessels Williams, M.D., Assisted by Charles Krumwiede, Jr., M.D. Eighth Edition, Enlarged and Thoroughly Revised. A world classic. "The Golden Bough" describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship, sex practices, strange rituals and festivals.

Disproving the popular thought that primitive life was simple. The remainder of The Book of Gold Leaves is about his journey back to Roohi, the flourishing of their Sunni-Shia romance (an irony of war being that when normal rules are suspended, all.

–James Frazier, “The King of the Wood,” The Golden Bough. Here is a parallel with Aeneas: the challenger of Diana’s priest was to pick a Golden Bough from that same sacred tree of the sanctuary.

The ritual is said to have endured well into the Julio. Sir James George Frazer published The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion in It is the anthropologist’s magnum opus and, in some editions, exceeds one thousand pages.

The title is taken from Virgil’s epic poem The Aeneid, where the hero, Aeneas, uses a golden bough (or golden twig) to gain admission into Hades, the underworld.

Aeneas leaves the golden bough at the gate to the happy part of the Underworld, the Elysian Fields. He and the Sibyl cross into the beautiful meadows, where the shades enjoy music, dancing, and athletic contests. They see Trojan ancestors and great poets. by Janis FryIt was at the turn of the millennium, on Christmas Day to be precise, that the Golden Bough, was discovered growing on an ancient Yew at Defynnog near Brecon in Wales.

Several years later in it still grows on the same tree, like a flame growing larger and brighter with each passing year, the yew meanwhile sprouting new golden sprigs, up in the branches. Buy The Golden Bough Abridged Ed by Frazer, Sir James George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Beneath the Golden Bough in the mysterious halls of Laurelin, Auruiron sat down and sighed.

He had not seen Macalaure for weeks. He felt lonely. He smoothed-his-hand over a vast tome: the Chronicle of the Leaves of Laurelin. Dearest Edheldae had long past since let fall the pen. Many were the pages still left blank. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (–).

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A-C, for example, would indicate a quarto volume composed of three signatures or gatherings of eight. "The Golden Bough," by Lord Frazer, is one of the classical volumes of mythology that should form a part of the education of every intelligent person.

In the present collection, Lady Frazer has chosen stories from the larger book, which she believes will be of particular interest to the child. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer.

The Illustrated Golden Bough; A study in magic and religon, was a well written book that I would reccomend to those with a bit of time on their hands.

It was thorough in it's information, but lacked a spicy sense of humor that would keep the reader glued to the pages.

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