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Argo Pyrites was the author of Alchemy, Ancient Art and Science.[1]


The name Argo derives from the Greek word argos, meaning "swift."[2] In Greek mythology, Argo was the ship on which Jason and his companions, the Argonauts, sailed on their journey to find the Golden Fleece. Pyrite is a shiny yellow mineral, which is also called Fool's Gold, due to its resemblance to the precious metal.

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Very early page of Philosopher's Stone" on The Harry Potter Lexicon
  2. "Argo" on The Online Etymology Dictionary

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