HOM-101 Lessons

Hello and welcome to your very first course in History of Magic. I don’t imagine many students are thrilled to take this class, but I’d like to think that in some way shape or form I can make it as enjoyable as possible. My name Professor Samuel Becker. I was born in Bohicon, Benin, ...

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Welcome back everyone to Lesson Two: Magical Beginnings! Now that we're getting into the swing of things I'll make a few announcements then jump into the lesson. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Please remember this is a History of Magic class. I appreciate input from the Muggle world, but remember to focus e...

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Lesson 3: The Americas Our sisters to the west! For the next week we will be talking about basic ancient history of the Americas. We will mainly be covering North and Central America, however we will go down into the South when talking about the Clovis Culture. Let's begin! ...

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Lesson 4: Asia Pt. 1- Early Civilizations Over the course of the next two lessons, we will be talking in-depth about Asia. We will be talking about ancient Mesopotamia, Phoenicia, and the Indus River Valley this week, while next week we will cover the Asian Steppes and China, along with other mi...

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Lesson 5: Asia Pt. 2 - Steppes and China Alright, today I'm going to jump right into a few announcements before the lesson, and try to finish the lesson itself as quickly as possible. First, I'd like to say good job to everyone on your quizzes. Overall, most of you have scored very well, and t...

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Lesson 6: Africa First off, congratulations! If you're here you've made it past the midterms! I hope you all did well, and I hope your other exams weren't too bad either. We're over halfway done with the year now, but that doesn't mean it's time to slack off. The next two weeks will be incredibl...

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In this lesson, we’ll only be touching the tip of the iceberg with regards to early magical European communities, namely the Bell-Beaker Culture, ancient Rome, and ancient Greece. It’ll be a tiny bit heavy but I’m sure you will do fine. Bell-Beaker Culture The Bell-Beaker Cul...

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Welcome back to the History of Magic! This week, we will be finishing up our tour of the world. I hope you have all been taking excellent notes and starting your revisions, as next week includes your final examination! But for now, let’s dive into the the topic and continent of Australia....

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Welcome back to the lesson! This week, we will be touching on the topic of religion. At the end of this short lesson, you’ll be tasked to complete an essay with regards to a chosen religion of your choice. I will be telling you more about this later. First, let’s dive into the over...

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History of Magic 101 is a basic introduction to the history of the wizarding world. Topics covered include The Uno Mas Theory, The Olmec People of America, Ancient Egyptian magic and more. Students will work to understand larger topics in history and connect major events to people, places, and their own lives. The goal of this class is to introduce history and create a basic understanding of how we came to be and how we ended up where we are today. Students can expect assignments every week as well as two tests and a project. Enroll