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Edessa Sakndenberg
Biographical information
Born

15th century (possibly)

Died

1503

Title(s)
Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Hair colour

Blonde

Eye colour

Blue

Skin colour

White

Affiliation
Occupation

Headmistress of Hogwarts (formerly)

Loyalty

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Professor Edessa Sakndenberg[1] (d. 1503) was a Headmistress of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the early sixteenth century.[2]

Biography

Lifetime

Professor Sakndenberg lived in the fifteenth century. In her lifetime, she was a social historian, specialising on Muggle society.[3] She was appointed Headmistress of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. She died in 1503.

Post-mortem

After her death, her portrait was hung in the Headmaster's office, so that she could advise the current Headmaster.[2] She had more portraits around the castle: in the East Wing,[4] Grand Staircase[5] and other halls.

Etymology

  • "Eoessa" is Ancient Greek for "she who has dawn".
  • Her surname may be the Albanian name Skanderbeg influenced by German names ending in -en-berg.

Behind the scenes

Appearances

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Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film) DVD (Disc 2 - The Quest of Sir Cadogan)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film) DVD (Disc 2 - Dumbledore's Office)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films
  4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)
  6. "Mirabile visu" at Meriam-Webster.com
  7. Edessa herself has escaped during the Battle of Hogwarts, but the portrait is there.



Hogwarts Castle
Locations on the sixth floor

Classroom 6A · Classroom 6B · Corridor · Disused bathroom · East Wing · Empty classroom · Floor 6 Bonus · Glanmore Peakes' Corridor · Horace Slughorn's office · Room of Rewards · Storeroom · Writing Supplies Room

Portraits, statues and other artwork located on the sixth floor

Damara Dodderidge · Edgar Stroulger · Edessa Sakndenberg · Glanmore Peakes · Selina Sapworthy · Skeleton in a top hat · Portrait in storeroom · Temeritus Shanks · Vindictus Viridian · Wendelin the Weird

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