Do Mandrakes Really Scream? Magic and Medicine in Harry Potter


Subject:
Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , Health , History , Alchemy , Harry Potter

Description:
Website accompanying a 2007 exhibition about medicine and magical lore in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series of books. Articles and images of historical books and drawings explore alchemy, historical figures (such as Nicholas Flamel, a scholar and scribe who died in 1417), unicorns, mandrakes, potion-making, and related themes from the series. From the National Library of Medicine.

Publisher:
U.S. National Library of Medicine

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/mandrakes/


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