• Books and Literature Achievements in Charming is a charms spell book, useful for studying for the Theory of Charms O.W.L. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Adalbert Waffling was a famous magical theoretician and the author of Magical Theory (PS5, FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature Advanced Potion-Making is a potions textbook used at Hogwarts in the 1990s. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature • Languages Advanced Rune Translation was a reference book for interpreting ancient runes. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Art and Culture • Books and Literature Alas, I have Transfigured my Feet (Hélas, Je me suis Transfiguré mes Pieds) is a play written in the early 1400s featuring characters named “Grenouille” and “Crapaud” (“Frog” and “Toad,” a nod to the characters in the books by Arnold Lobel). The script includes a reference to playing Quidditch (QA8, BoS2). Read More
• Headlines and advertisements • Historical events Albus Dumbledore Remembered is an obituary written by a life-long friend of Dumbledore, Elphias Doge, who attended Hogwarts with him as a child (DH2, DH8). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Books and Literature Alchemy, Ancient Art and Science is a book written by a servant of Lord Voldemort, Argus Pyrites. The book includes information about the Philosopher’s Stone (JKR). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Amarillo Lestoat was a flamboyant american vampire. Author of A Vampire’s Monologue – intended to bore the reader into a stupor making him/her easier prey for vampires. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event Amarillo Lestoat, American vampire and author of the stupefying novel A Vampire’s Monologue, was born in 1776 (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event Amarillo Lestoat, American vampire and author of the incredibly boring novel A Vampire’s Monologue, died in 1977 (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Areas of knowledge • Hogwarts academics Ancient runes are a form of writing which witches and wizards used hundreds of years ago. It is also a subject at Hogwarts. Classwork and homework involves plenty of practice translating runes, and the O.W.L. involves translating something written in runes into English . Hermione used Spellman’s Syllabary to translate her… Read More
• Books and Literature Ancient Runes Made Easy is an introductory textbook for the study of Ancient Runes at Hogwarts School. Hermione Granger began reading this book during her second year, not long after signing up to take Ancient Runes the following year (CS14). Podcast:… Read More
• Books and Literature Animal Ghosts of Britain was a book by Mopsy Fleabert about animal spirits in Britain (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Two authors are listed simply as “anonymous”: the author of Hairy Snout, Human Heart (FB) and the author of the infamous Pure-Blood Directory in the early 1930s. Many believe the latter to be Cantankerus Nott (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Books and Literature An Anthology of Eighteenth Century Charms is a Charms reference book. It was one of the books that Harry, Ron, and Hermione examined while preparing for the second task (GF26). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Antioch Peverell was the oldest of the three brothers in The Tale of the Three Brothers, and owner of the Elder Wand. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Anti-Wizard Feeling On The Rise is a headline from a magical newspaper in 1926 (WFT). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature An Appraisal of Magical Education in Europe is a book describing the various European magic schools. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature Armando Dippet: Master or Moron? is a bestseller about one of the previous headmasters of Hogwarts (DH13). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Arsenius Jigger was the author of Magical Drafts and Potions (PS5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature Asiatic Anti-Venoms is a healing reference book which Harry consulted while doing some fifth-year Potions homework (OP16). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Editor at Obscurus Books who, in 1918, commissioned an authoritative compendium of magical creatures by a lowly Ministry employee by the name of Newt Scamander (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Occupations The wizarding world is full of books. Witches and wizards share their ideas, research and stories by writing them down. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Magical objects An Auto-Answer Quill presumably automatically answers a question asked in its presence. They are banned from the examination hall during tests at Hogwarts (OP31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 —… Read More