• Source A conversation with Stephen Fry on BBC Radio 4. This interview was recorded in the late summer of 2005 and broadcast as a Christmas special. Read More
• Creature Powerfully magical silver-colored fish from the Indian Ocean, a protected species that in turn is a guardian of seafarers, as the Ramora is capable of anchoring ships. It is protected from poaching by international wizarding law (FB). Read More
• Character Rowena Ravenclaw was the founder of Ravenclaw House and one of the co-founders of Hogwarts, described as one of “the four greatest witches and wizards of the age” (along with the other three founders) (CS9). Read More
• Creature Red Caps are small, evil, goblin-like/dwarflike creatures which love bloodshed. Red Caps will attempt to beat to death Muggles lost in dungeons or on battlefields on dark nights. As Red Caps can be repelled easily by charms and hexes, Muggles, rather than adult wizarding folk, face the most… Read More
• Magical artifacts One of three Deathly Hallows, belonging to the second Peverell brother Cadmus Peverell.  Death created this hallow by plucking a stone from a nearby river, according to “The Tale of the Three Brothers”. However, Dumbledore believes, “Whether they met Death on a lonely road…I think it more likely that the Peverell brothers… Read More
• Character Tom Marvolo Riddle was a gifted young wizard born of a witch mother (Merope Gaunt) and a Muggle father (Tom Riddle, Sr.) on December 31, 1926. His mother had fallen in love with his father, who was a Muggle, and tricked him into marrying her with a… Read More
• Creature The River Troll has hairy purple skin and short horns. It is often found lurking under bridges (FB). Read More
• Cities The ancient capital of Italy, founded by Romulus and Remus, twin brothers raised by wolves. Read More
• Character One of the twin founders of Rome, along with his brother Remus. According to legend, they were raised by wolves. Read More
• Creature A Louisiana swamp-monster with the head of a dog (Pm). Read More
• Creature The Runespoor is a magical three-headed snake commonly reaching a length of 6 – 7 feet and colored livid orange with black banding. It is native to Burkina Faso, where several forests are designated as preserves for its sole use. The runespoor is unique among known magical beasts for producing… Read More