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THE SANCTITY OF THE THRESHOLD
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A. M. Hocart According Africa Ainu ancient beehive-shaped believed birth taboos bridal chamber built centre ceremony China church circle circular cooking corners cosmic building cult custom dead death deity divine doors dwellings dying person E. O. James early Egypt evidence fertility fosterage four quarters Frazer give birth goddess gods hearth-fire heaven Hestia Hindus HSAI human husband idea India inventions J. G. Frazer JRAI king later Lau Islands live married Mordvins Muslims Nigeria night origin pair palace Parsis performed pollution priest primitive probably queen rectangular houses regarded Religion religious represented rites Roman rondavels roof round houses royal S. H. Hooke sacramental sacramental marriage sacred building sacred fire sacred marriage sanctity says seems sleep South spirits square stone suggested supposed suttee symbolism taboos temple Tewa theory threshold told tomb tribes village walls wedding wife woman women