• 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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 (JKR). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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
• 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Headline from a magical newspaper in 1926. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature A bestseller about one of the headmasters of Hogwarts (DH13). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Character Arsenius Jigger was the author of Magical Drafts and Potions (PS5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Books and Literature Healing reference book. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:24 — 3.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… 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: 2:24 — 3.1MB)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: 2:24 —… Read More