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Contents Preface Volume One: Entries A-M A ADAE (Akan) AKITU (Mesopotamia) Akwasidae 'ALÁ ALL SAINTS, ALL SOULS AMBARVALIA AMBROSIA ANALIPSIS ANANTA-CHATURDASHI ANASTENARIA ANNA PERENNA (Rome) ANNUNCIATION (Christianity) APATURIA (Greece) ARGEI (Rome) ASCENSION (Christianity) ASHURA (Islam) ASS (FEAST OF THE) ASSEMBLY (DAY OF) ASSUMPTION (Christianity) B BEAR FESTIVAL (Japan) BEAUTIFUL FESTIVAL OF THE VALLEY (Egypt) BUSK (American Southeast) C CANDLEMAS (Christianity) CARISTIA (Rome) CARMENTALIA (Rome) CARNEIA (Greece) CARNIVAL (Christianity) CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL (Japan) CHIAO (China) CHRISTMAS (Christianity) CONCEPTION; BIRTH OF THE VIRGIN MARY (Christianity) CORPUS CHRISTI (Christianity) COWHERD AND WEAVING MAID (China, Korea, Japan) D DAY OF ASSEMBLY (Islam) DAYS OF THE DEAD (China, Korea, Japan) DAYS OF THE DEAD (West) DIONYSIA (Greece and Rome) DIVALI (Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism) DONG ZHI (China) DOUBLE NINE (China, Korea) DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL (China, Korea) EASTER (Christianity) EID (Islam) E 8 MONKEY (Mayas) ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES (Greece) ELEVATION OF THE CROSS (Christianity) EPIPHANY (Christianity) F FEAST OF FOOLS (Christianity) FLORALIA (Rome) FORDICIDIA and PARILIA (Rome) FORNACALIA and QUIRINALIA (Rome) G GAMES (Greece) GAMES (Rome) GANESHA CHATURTHI (Hinduism) GEEREWOL (Wodaabe) GION FESTIVALS (Japan) GURPURB (Sikhism) H HANUKKAH (Judaism) HOLI and VASANT PANCHAMI (Hinduism, Sikhism) HOLLYHOCK FESTIVAL (Japan) HOLY WEEK (Christianity) I INTI RAYMI and HUARACHICU (Incas) IZCALLI (Aztecs) J JANMASHTAMI (Hinduism) K KASUGA FESTIVALS (Japan) KATHINA (Buddhism) KERMIS (Christianity) KHOIAK and HEB-SED (Egypt) KI.LAM (Hittites) KOKUZAHN (Voodoo) KUKULCAN FESTIVAL (Mayas) KUNAPIPI (Australia) L LABA (China) LAG BA-OMER (Judaism) LANTERN FESTIVAL (China, Korea) LENT (Christianity) LIBERALIA (Rome) LUGNASAD (Celts) LUPERCALIA (Rome) M MAHASHIVARATRI (Hinduism) MAMANDABARI-MALIARA MARTINMAS (Christianity) MATRALIA (Rome) MATRONALIA (Rome) MATSURI (Japan) MATZU'S BIRTHDAY (China) MAWLID AN-NABI (Islam) MAY DAY (West) MID-AUTUMN (China, Korea, Japan) MIDSUMMER (West) MIDWINTER (Iroquois) MI'RAJ (Islam) Volume Two: Entries N-Z N NAADAM (Mongolia) NAKED FESTIVALS (Japan) NAVARATRA and DUSSHERA (Hinduism) NAW RUZ (Zoroastrianism, Bah 'ism) NEW FIRE CEREMONY (Aztecs) NEW YAM FESTIVAL (Ewe) NEW YEAR (China, Korea) NEW YEAR (Islam) NEW YEAR (Japan) NEW YEAR (West) NOUMENIA (Greece) NYEPI (Hinduism) O "SUN FESTIVAL (Yoruba) PALM SUNDAY (Christianity) PANATHENAEA (Greece) PARDON (Christianity) PARYUSHANA and DASHALAKSHANA (Jainism) PASSOVER (Judaism) POTLATCH (Pacific Northwest) POWWOW (North America) PRESENTATION OF THE VIRGIN MARY (Christianity) PROTECTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (Christianity) PURIM (Judaism) Q QUINQUATRUS (Rome) R RAIN FESTIVALS (Aztecs) RAMADAN (Islam) REED DANCE (Southern Africa) RIDVÁN (Bah 'ism) ROGATIONS (Christianity) ROSH HASHANAH (Judaism) ROSH HODESH (Judaism) S SABBATH (Judaism) SACRED HEART (Christianity) SAINT GEORGE (Christianity) SAINT LUCY (Christianity) SAINT NICHOLAS (Christianity) SAMHAIN (Celts) SATURNALIA (Rome) SEKKU (Japan) SEVEN-FIVE-THREE (Japan) SHALAKO (Zuñi) SHAVUOT (Judaism) SITUA (Incas) SPRING DRAGON (China) SPRING FESTIVAL OF CYBELE AND ATTIS (Rome) SUKKOT (Judaism) SUN DANCE (Plains Indians) SUNDAY (Christianity) T TERMINALIA (Rome) THAIPUSAM (Hinduism) THARGELIA (Greece) THESMOPHORIA (Greece) TISHA BE-AV (Judaism) TRANSFIGURATION (Christianity) TU BI-SHEVAT (Judaism) V VAISHAKHA and VAISAKHI (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism) VENUS VERTICORDIA and VIRILE FORTUNE (Rome) VESTALIA (Rome) W WATER-SPLASHING FESTIVAL (China, Thailand) WHITSUNTIDE (Christianity) Y YOM KIPPUR (Judaism) Index About the Author
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