Monthly Archives: January 2006

Lots of new essays posted!

We have two provocative essays by glamourousgeek, Magic, Genes, and Pure Blood, discussing wizarding genetics and the meaning of blood status in the wizarding world, and Merlin, God, and You-Know-Who: Religion in the Wizarding World. There’s a fun piece analyzing Harry Potter’s Astrological … Continue reading

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January 30, 2006

I’ve been cleaning out my inbox, and have made a number of corrections suggested by our readers. Most notably, the birth and first year dates for Cedric have been changed, and Katie Bell now has her own, expanded page. More corrections & additions coming.

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January 29, 2006

The updated and re-organized Black family pages are finished! If you had bookmarked the old pages you will need to update them. New Black family page New Black family tree New location of Sirius page

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January 28, 2006

All information about the Black family is currently being revised due to the publication of portions of a marvelous hand-drawn Black family tree that Jo is auctioning off to benefit Book Aid International. For now, you can read more at The … Continue reading

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January 16, 2006

Numerous people have been writing and asking us to clarify dates for Snape, Lily and the Marauders. I have added information to Snape’s page with our latest thinking and links to the evidence we used to arrive at our calculation: Notes on … Continue reading

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