• Page Magic is what sets folks in the wizarding world apart from their Muggle neighbors. Magic is the heart and soul of the wizarding culture in the same way that science and technology are the heart and soul of Muggle culture. Where a Muggle would pound a stake into the ground… Read More
• Plants Centaurs burn this, observing the fumes and flames to refine the results of their stargazing (OP27). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Quote “Mars is bright tonight.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Magical artifacts The Mirror of Erised is a magnificent mirror, as high as a classroom ceiling, with an ornate gold frame, standing on two clawed feet. The inscription carved around the top read “Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi,” which is “I show not your face but your heart’s… Read More
• Character In early drafts of the first book, Rowling included a Divination professor named Mopsus. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Mopsus was an Ancient Greek soothsayer who vanquished the seer Calchas in a contest of their powers (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event In ancient Greece, two Seers, Mopsus and Calchas, each predicted the outcome of a battle. Mopsus’ prediction turned out to be true. Calchas was so distressed at this result that legend says he died soon after. Podcast: Play… Read More