ANCR-501 Lessons

Introductions and Instructions Hello and welcome to your O.W.L. year of Ancient Runes, students. I certainly hope you are ready. In the short interim between now and your year-end examinations, we shall be delving further into the world of ancient Egypt along with its script and, to a lesser ext...

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Professor Wessex leafs through a fragile-looking book at the front of the windowless classroom, lit by only witch light lanterns and a few hazy globes of light floating lazily overhead. As the last few students filter in, the professor looks up from the book to scan the room before gently closing...

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There is no sign of Professor Wessex in the minutes between the arrival of the first students and the start of class. However, upon inspection, a sleek quill at the front of the room occasionally scratches something onto a bit of parchment, most often when a student enters the room. With only a m...

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As is quickly becoming a habit, Professor Wessex is nowhere to be seen in the busy period before class starts this morning. The enchanted quill scratches away intermittently at the front of the room. One student, chatting and laughing with her friends, pops in some Drooble’s Best Blowing Gu...

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In the minutes before class begins, the only sounds are the scribbling of Professor Wessex’s quill, the ticking of the large clock, and the occasional page flip of a studying student. The air is slightly charged with nervous energy, as many students will be sitting for both the midterm and ...

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The atmosphere of the room is slightly more relaxed this week, and students chat quietly with each other, some swapping stories about the last weekend and various trips to Hogsmeade. Professor Wessex performs her customary strut to the front of the dim room at her usual time.As always, she pauses...

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In the Room of Runes, the clock ticks and the quill scribbles away, recording the comings and goings of students. Each student is dealing with the impending deadline of O.W.L.s differently. Some are buried so far in books it’s difficult to see their faces, while others are more social than ...

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A new addition has been made to the Room of Runes for this lesson. Bookstands dot the dim classroom, each holding something different. Some stands are holding what appear to be recent works, but many contain single pieces of incredibly aged parchment. Looking around, students can see pages with f...

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Today, unexpectedly, Professor Wessex is already in the Room of Runes even before the first student arrives. She sweeps around the room, organizing stacks of papers and gently levitating fragile books. Some students glance up from studying for their imminent O.W.L.s to track her progress, if only...

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Delve deeper into the world of Egyptian hieroglyphs! This year, we will unravel the complex layers of meaning in hieroglyphic inscriptions as well as study their use in powerful magical enchantments. Enroll