"Ancient Runes Made Easy"
Page editor: Belinda Hobbs
The following is a transcription
of "Ancient Runes Made Easy", a book on the bottom shelf in the
The Runes are all fictional creations from the
wizarding world of J.K. Rowling, and do not represent actual ancient rune
symbols. Designs on the tiles are simplistic designs of magical creatures
that can be found in Fantastic
Beasts and Where to Find Them, except for Hydra (9), which refers
to a creature from Greek mythology, and Unknown (7), which refers to the
mysterious magical properties of the number seven and almost certainly
of Lord Voldemort.
ability to make itself invisible is used to symbolise zero.
The Unicorns single
straight horn is used to symbolise the number one.
two long sharp horns are used to symbolise the number two.
The triple headed
is used to symbolise the number three.
The different colour varieties of the
Fwooper are used
to symbolise the number 4.
The five club footed legs of the
used to represent the number five.
The maximum number of hours a
can survive out of fire is used to symbolise the number six.
The symbolic meaning of the number seven is yet to be uncovered.
The eight eyes of the
are used to symbolise the number eight.
The Hydra's nine heads
are used to symbolise the number nine.
Note minor punctuation error:
& Hydra's (9) use
an apostrophe, but
Unicorns (1) &