Hogwarts Magic and magical theory

Bathsheda Babbling

Bathsheda Babbling

Bathsheda Babbling was Hogwarts Professor for the Study of Ancient Runes.

Bathsheda Babbling
Gender Female
Species / Race Witch
School Hogwarts - Staff
Profession Professor of Ancient Runes
First Introduced Jottings



"bathsheda" sim. to Bathsheba, from the Biblical story of King David, the mother of Solomon

"babbling" = Eng. nonsensical speech


This character appears on an early planning draft for Prisoner of Azkaban from on JKR's original website. However, this should not be considered strict canon because other information on this page changed by the time the book was actually published (JKR scrapbook).

hand-written notes c. 1998 (PA) listing professors' names

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Tags: alliteration ancient times discipline languages

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