Definition of Tuatha de
1. Noun. Race of Celtic gods or demigods; ruled Ireland in the Golden Age.
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity
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Literary usage of Tuatha de
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Voyage of Bran, Son of Febal, to the Land of the Living: An Old Irish Saga by Alfred Trübner Nutt (1897)
"... consequences for Irish mythology — Classification of Irish mythical literature concerning the tuatha de Danann — The Annalistic account ; the romantic ..."
2. The Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland by Seumas MacManus (1921)
"... CHAPTER II THE tuatha de DANANN OVER the island, which was now indisputably De Danann, reigned the hero, Lugh, famous in mythology. ..."
3. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray (1918)
"M. d'Arbois has shown that the scheme which makes the tuatha de Danann masters of Ireland for one hundred and sixty-nine years until the Milesians came is ..."
4. The history of Ireland by Thomas Moore (1845)
"... over the Tuatha-de Danaan,§ which secured to themselves and their princely descendants, for more than 2000 years, the supreme dominion over all Ireland. ..."
5. Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions by James Bonwick (1894)
"IRISH MAGIC, AND tuatha de DANAANS. BY far the most interesting of the peoples that formerly inhabited Ireland were the ..."
6. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"The mythology told of the struggles of the tuatha de Danann against other clans of supernatural beings; in one of these struggles they overcome their ..."
7. The Home and Foreign Review (1864)
"... of musical anil entertaining performances who are adepts in all druidical and magical arts; they are the descendants of the tuatha de Dnn- ann in Erinn. ..."