s i d h e, f a e r y, a n d t u a t h a
I consider Sidhe, Faery, and Tuatha De Danann (also seen spelled Tuatha De Danaan, which as I understand it is incorrect, grammatically/orthologically speaking) to be distinct races, although there are definitely similarities and in some cases overlaps and interbreeding. (Also, I'm haphazard about capitalization with the terms "sidhe" and "faery", since I don't usually think of them as proper names.) However, some people use the terms interchangeably and some links below talk about more than one, or address the topic of the confusion itself. So it's for those reasons that I lump things together here, because otherwise I'd have to agonize over what link fit best in what category and while I might like to do that in my personal bookmarks, it seems silly to do it on a public website where I'd rather make it easier for people to just find stuff. So, all that said, on with the show.
Topics I intend to get around to writing about for this section (*looks sheepish*). (If you would like to write on any of them, feel free to email me at arethinn at eristic dot net.)
Some thoughts on the similarities and differences between sidhe, elves, faery, and Tuatha.
A couple brief posts on sidhe in general.
A rather lengthy post from my journal describing what particular characteristics I am referring to when I talk about a "sidhe".
Anara has written a substantial amount on her kind of sidhe: general info, history, on glamour, on sovereignty, and a glossary of names and terms.Take with spoonful of salt, especially where DJ Conway or Edain McCoy come into it, but I do find the occasional useful bit of information or similarity between her ideas and mine. (offsite links)
A comparison of sidhe, fae, and elves by the Crisses. (offsite link)
A discussion on cold iron on the LiveJournal nonfluffypagans community
A little bit about the realm of Faery and on the possibly related realm of Annwn
Two posts on faery and glamour
A post about the nature of faery
A conversation between myself and Paradox about the concepts of "seelie" and "unseelie"
A comment by Rhianna SilEl on LiveJournal about Tuatha compared to sidhe and elves
A memory from Talakestreal of a time when there was a war
A piece from the old Otherkin Resource Center about Danann sidhe (offsite link)
Taxonomy of Dannan sylvanus is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but interesting nonetheless. (offsite link)
The Dananns and the Sundering (offsite link)
Some posts from The Faerie Channel (you must be a member to see any content): Seelie vs Unseelie / Summer vs Winter, Religion, The Courts of Tír inna n-Óc, Seelie and Unseelie: Order and Chaos. (offsite links)
He Said, Sidhe Said: my response to a thread of that title on Otherkin Community
A collection of brief post-bits from me on faery and sidhe
Some relevant posts on tumblr (offsite links):
Fae are radical beauty
Introduction to faeries
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last updated 9/8/12