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 is Professor Samuel Becker. I was born in Bohicon, Beni...

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Welcome back everyone to Lesson Two: Magical Beginnings! Since we're still 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 es...

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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 America and Central America, however we will go down into the south when talking about the Clovis culture. Let's begin! In 1933, archaeol...

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Over the course of the next two lessons, we will be talking in depth about Asia. Specifically, 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 minor civilizations. Mesopotam...

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Today, we'll be talking about two major topics this week: the Eurasian steppe belt and China. Now I'll be very honest, and tell you that I am extremely interested in Eastern culture, history and magic. However, in this lesson, I am supposed to give you all a very basic overview of early history, ...

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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 incredibly in-depth, and w...

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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 Cult...

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Hello again! 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. Aboriginal Life Aborig...

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Welcome back! 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 overview of the top...

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History of Magic 101 is a basic introduction to the history of the wizarding world. Topics covered include the various theories on the origins of magic, the Olmec and Clovis people, ancient Egyptian priests, and more. Students will work to understand larger topics in history and connect major events to people, places, and their own lives.

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