History of Magic
History of Magic is a required class taught at Hogwarts that deals with the history of the magical races (but mostly wizards), and uses the textbook A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot. It is taught by Professor Binns, a ghost who gives seemingly endless lectures in a drone of a voice and fails to remember the names of his students. The class is well-known for being the most boring taught as Hogwarts, and it is generally used as an opportunity for a good nap.
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, when asked by Hermione Granger about the Chamber of Secrets he initially dismisses it as a legend but eventually relents and gives information to the class.
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