• Magical identities Someone who practices Arithmancy, the magical study of numbers, is called an Arithmancer. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:53 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Areas of knowledge • Hogwarts academics Arithmancy is a branch of magic that is concerned with the magical properties of numbers; someone who practices Arithmancy is called an Arithmancer. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:53 —… Read More
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Arithmancy is a branch of magic which deals with the magical properties of numbers, and Hermione tells us it’s her favourite subject. In previous episodes we’ve already talked about some of the interesting ways that J.K. Rowling uses numbers in the books, and if we look through an arithmancy lens… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Arithmancy class is taught at Hogwarts by Professor Vector. In Professor Vector’s class, Arithmancy students are expected to write essays and to be able to understand complicated number charts, which are part of their homework (PA12). Hermione Granger appears to be the only Gryffindor in… Read More