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'''Callidora Longbottom (née Black)''' (b. [[1910s|1915]]) was a [[pure-blood]] witch, the eldest daughter of [[Arcturus Black II]] and [[Lysandra Yaxley]] and sister of [[Charis Black|Charis]] and [[Cedrella Black|Cedrella]]. She married [[Harfang Longbottom]], and the couple had two children, a [[Harfang Longbottom's son|son]] and a [[Harfang Longbottom's daughter|a daughter]]<ref>''[[House of Black|Black family tree]]''</ref>. She is related to the [[Crouch family|Crouch]] and [[Weasley family|Weasley]] families through her sisters, and may be related to [[Alice and Frank Longbottom]] and their son [[Neville Longbottom|Neville]]. Since she is still considered alive on the Black family tree, it is equally possible that she lives with Neville, his gran Augusta and other family members including his wife, Hannah Abbott or is in contact with him.
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'''Callidora Longbottom (née Black)''' (b. [[1910s|1915]]) was a [[pure-blood]] witch, the eldest daughter of [[Arcturus Black II]] and [[Lysandra Yaxley]] and sister of [[Charis Black|Charis]] and [[Cedrella Black|Cedrella]]. She married [[Harfang Longbottom]], and the couple had two children, a [[Harfang Longbottom's son|son]] and a [[Harfang Longbottom's daughter|a daughter]]<ref>''[[House of Black|Black family tree]]''</ref>. She is related to the [[Crouch family|Crouch]] and [[Weasley family|Weasley]] families through her sisters, and may be related to [[Alice and Frank Longbottom]] and their son [[Neville Longbottom|Neville]].
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
*''Callidora'' means "gift of beauty" in Greek.<ref>[http://www.behindthename.com/submit/view.php?name=callidora Behind the Name: Callidora]</ref> It is also the name of a parasite that preys on moths and butterflies.
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*''Callidora'' means "gift of beauty" in Greek.<ref>[http://www.behindthename.com/submit/view.php?name=callidora Behind the Name: Callidora]</ref> It is also the name of a [[Wikipedia:Setiostoma callidora|species of sedge moths]].
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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*Based on a statement by [[Horace Slughorn]], Callidora may have been a member of the [[Slytherin]] House. At least one member of the Longbottom family, however, was in [[Gryffindor]]. Slughorn also may not have been Potions master when she attended Hogwarts (c. 1926-1933).
 
*Based on a statement by [[Horace Slughorn]], Callidora may have been a member of the [[Slytherin]] House. At least one member of the Longbottom family, however, was in [[Gryffindor]]. Slughorn also may not have been Potions master when she attended Hogwarts (c. 1926-1933).
 
*Since Callidora and [[Cassiopeia Black|Cassiopeia]] were born on the same year, it is most likely that they were classmates at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
 
*Since Callidora and [[Cassiopeia Black|Cassiopeia]] were born on the same year, it is most likely that they were classmates at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
*Many [[House of Black|Blacks]] were handsome, Callidora might have received this name because she was beautiful. Her name is similar to name [[Elladora Black|Elladora]], who was Callidora's great-aunt.
 
 
*Callidora's and Elladora's pictures on the family tree in the film are the same.
 
*Callidora's and Elladora's pictures on the family tree in the film are the same.
   

Revision as of 22:08, August 3, 2012

Callidora Black
Callidora Longbottom (née Black)
Biographical information
Born

1915[1]

Blood status

Pure-blood[1]

Marital status

Married

Physical information
Species

Human[1]

Gender

Female[1]

Skin colour

White

Family information
Family members
Affiliation
House

Slytherin (possibly)

Loyalty

Callidora Longbottom (née Black) (b. 1915) was a pure-blood witch, the eldest daughter of Arcturus Black II and Lysandra Yaxley and sister of Charis and Cedrella. She married Harfang Longbottom, and the couple had two children, a son and a a daughter[2]. She is related to the Crouch and Weasley families through her sisters, and may be related to Alice and Frank Longbottom and their son Neville.

Etymology

Behind the scenes

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