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Mannheimar, an Island, lying in the midst of an untraversed sea, 375.
Mandragola, remarkable play, so called by Macchiavelli, 420.
Marionetti or Puppets, common in early Italian history, 400.
Massman, Dr., discovery by, of “ Ceratæ Tabulæ” in old Dacian gold
mines, 683, 684.

no sufficient reason for questioning the truth of his
discovery, 684—686.
Maury, M., quotation by, from Dr. Forchhammer, with reference to

the torrent near Delphi, 533.
Mediterranean, the, depth beneath of the Sea of Gennesareth and the

Dead Sea, 722.
Mesnur or Mesnawi, a famous mystical poem, composed at Iconium,

by Jelaleddin Meslânâ, 118.
Midian, notices of the principal Tribes of, 249.
details of, 249-292.

in, The Moslem prayers for the dead are never recited, 298.

Arab tribes of, resemble in physique those of the Sinaitic
Peninsula and Nile Valley, 299.

Arabs of, details about, 299—330.
Species of Law existing in, 323–325.

have, besides family and private feasts, many public festivals,

Midianite Bedawin, Manners and Customs of the, 292—330.

cookery, character of, 313–315.

dwelling places, character of, 309, 310.
Middle Ages, the history of, shows the prevalence of a distinct anti-

Christian under-current, 49.
Mid-gard Sea the, lies between Mannheim and Jotunsheimar, the

Giants' home, 331.
Milky Way, Oriental and German Traditions relating to, 578.
Minie, the comic, the real origin of our harlequin, pantaloon, clown,

and columbine, 420.
Moguls, the so-called, really pure Turks of the family of Timûr, 396.
Mohammedan Law, injunctions of, to Mussulmen residing in the Dar-

ool-Hurb, or foreign country, 577.
More, Sir Thomas, only original biography by, that of Mr. Roper and
Mr. Cresacre More, 160.

early life of, 160, 161.

a member of Lincoln's Inn in 1496, at 18, and soon
after, for three years, reader in Furnival's Inn, 161.

appointed Under Sheriff of London, September 3rd,
1510, 163.

twice employed by the City of London in embassies
abroad in 1514 and 1515, 164.

MS. entry by, in the Registrar Book of Doctors
Commons, now in the Library of Lam beth Palace, 165.


More, Sir Thomas, appointed, in 1520, as one of the four Commissioners
for a Treaty of Commerce with Charles V., 168.

a member of the Privy Council in May, 1522, and
about the same time, Master of the Requests, 167.

remarkable spirit of toleration shown in his
“ Utopia," 170, 171.

unjustifiable character of the charges on which he
was condemned, 171, 172.
Moretus of Antwerp, the Album of his house, contains more than 300

designs by Rubens, Vandyck and other great artists, 93.
Mortill, Mr. W. R., considers the Ghagolitic Alphabet to be of late

introduction, 22.
Moslims of Arabia, number only 314 at their first victory of Pedr, A.D.

623, 395.
Muhamedan Copper Coin, marks in the early, probably merley for

ornament, 31.
Mushajjar-El, “the Branched ” or “Tree like,” obviously a name
derived from the appearance of the letters, 5.

the Semitic and the palm Runes absolutely identical, 20.

the Arabic Tree Alphabet, general account of, 22—29.
Museum, British, copper plate in, of the XIIIth century, 646, note.
Musulman Women, tombstones of, show that the principle of co-equal

immortality of men and women was generally admitted, 112.
Muzzato, two Tragedies in Latin, written by, 405.
Myers, E., Poems—“The Genius of the Vatican,” quotation from, 459.
Mystery-Plays, Italian, wholly unfit for the modern stage, 402.
Mythology, the study of, does not admit of the rigid demonstration

of Physical Science, 518.
NAZARENES, the, once living in Midian, really Nabathæans, 328.
Neo-Platonism, really largely imbued with the spirit of Christianity,

New Testament, colour rarely recognised in, 745, 746.
Nibelungen, the actual written form probably belongs to XIIth or
XIIIth Century, 554.

the origin of, far back in the myth-making past of the
Teutons, ibid.
Norseman, picture by, of the world, with the surrounding sea, an

exact counterpart of the Greek representation of Okeanos, 81.
North, the legends of, have preserved perfectly the originial Sun-myth,

whence have arisen the subsequent images of Death and of a

Future State, 80.
Northmen, to the, Nature was a picture not an engraving, 747.

OCEANUS, the fabulous stories of, to the westward and beyond the

Mediterranean, 62.
Odhinn, the God of the Wind, 356.


Paradise, of the Heathen, strenuously maintained to be in the West, 51.

early expeditions in, search of, ibid.
the Western, endless pictures of, in Greek poetry, 62.

· legends of, gradually trausferred from the Caspian to the
Mediterranean and Western Sea.
Pelasgic God, general character of, as possessing the human quality of

will and power, 375.
Pelasgic races, the, of the Aryan family must have come from the

north-westward of the Black Sea, 388.
Persian and Turkish languages appropriate Arabic words and expres-

sions exactly as found in the originals, 120.
Petrarch and Boccaccio, like Dante, write in modern Italian, 404.
Pelice, Mr., applies Captain Burton's Arabic “Mushajjar" to the Ice-

landic "Futhore," 17, 18.
Pheidias, work of, distinct in character from that of Praxiteles, and

why? 461.
Pictet, M., views by, of the original Aryans and of their homes, 56, 57.
Plantin, Le Maison, where the great printers lived at Antwerp, has been
carefully restored, 92, 93,

Collection, Autograph Letters of, said to exceed 11,000, 93.
Poetry, various definitions of the meaning of, 174, 175, 177, 178, and

Polychromy, the influence of, at various times, 447 and notes.

reached its highest point of excellence in the days of
Praxiteles, 448.
Poniatowski Vase, notice of, 453, 454.
Praxiteles, what may be called his type, belongs to the age of Philip
of Macedon, 453.

Notice by Pausanias, of his work at Athens, 456.
peculiar character of the work, attributed to him, 456–458.

the character of the age in which he lived, directly, in-
fluenced his art, 462.
Præco, functions of, at Roman auction sales, 691.
Procopius, story in, of the fishermen of north-west Gaul, who ferried the

souls to the opposite island of Brittia, 71.
Prose-writing, still unknown among the present Midianites, 329.
Proverbial lore, very abundant in Japan, 619.
Purgatory, probably the survival of the Greek Hades or Norse Hel-

haim in the creed of Christendom, 78.

RAINBOW, called by the Northerns, Asbrú, 577.

the, in Aryan mythology, the “Bridge of Souls,” 577.
Ras-el-Nakura, the Tyrian ladder of the ancients, 710.
Ravaillac, terribie punishment of, 417–418.
Raz Cape, the fishermen of, still call the most westerly bay in France

“the bay of the dead,” 73.

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