The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, by David Colbert

By David Colbert

This is often the fundamental resource advisor to J.K. Rowling?s Harry Potter novels?revised and up to date with info when it comes to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Besides Mail, What Does the Arrival of an Owl Mean? Could Snape’s Potions Actually Work? What Makes Harry a Universal Hero? Why Are Runes Carved on the Pensieve? Why Does the Sphinx Ask Harry a Question? How Do You Scare a Spider? Why Do Trolls Stink? Why Should Wizards Never Be Inquisitors? How Do You Catch a Unicorn? What Makes Veela Angry? What Kind of Nightmares Created Voldemort? Why Do Wizards Use Wands? Are Any of the “Famous Witches and Wizards” Real? How Did Seven Become the Most Magical Number?

William Shakespeare even mentioned a basilisk in his play Richard III. The evil title character kills his brother then immediately flatters his brother’s widow by mentioning her beautiful eyes. ” HOW TO FIGHT A BASILISK A basilisk controlled by Lord Voldemort slinks through Hogwarts in Chamber, almost killing Harry and his friends. Fawkes, Professor Dumbledore’s pet phoenix, attacks the monster. That also matches legend. A bird—the rooster—is fatal to the beast. In the Middle Ages travelers carried roosters as protection against basilisks.

But ornate storytelling tapestries have existed for thousands of years, going back to early Egypt and Asia. In Europe all the great medieval castles had tapestries, which were needed to help keep out drafts and to keep in heat. Naturally, wealthier people had more decorative tapestries, and the wealthiest had versions specially designed to show a family crest or a scene from family history. Churches also had them. Some tapestries were woven from designs drawn by famous artists. Raphael (1483-1520), one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, was asked by Pope Leo X to design tapestries for the Vatican showing scenes from the Bible.

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