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Ravenclaw

Ravenclaw is one of the four Houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, founded by Rowena Ravenclaw. Members of this house are characterised by their wit, learning, and wisdom. Its house colours are blue and bronze, and its symbol is a eagle.House colours blue and bronze were chosen to represent the sky and eagle feathers respectively, both having much to do with air.

The element of this house is air.

Ravenclaw House prizes learning, wisdom, wit, and intellect in its members.Thus, many Ravenclaws tend to be academically motivated and talented students. Hermione Granger, an extremely intelligent witch and the top student in her year, was sorted into Gryffindor, though she admitted that the Sorting Hat had seriously considered placing her in Ravenclaw.

The head of house before and during Harry Potter's time was Filius Flitwick. It is unknown when he became head of house, but it is known that he was teaching Charms in 1971.

The founder Rowena Ravenclaw was a good friend of Helga Hufflepuff. It is a popular historical theory that the location and name of Hogwarts were both chosen by Ravenclaw, who dreamt that a warty hog was leading her to a cliff by the lake.Ravenclaw selected her students according to intelligence and wisdom.[1] Ravenclaw House therefore values a sharp mind, wisdom, creativity, and cleverness in its members.

It is said in the history of magic that some notable inventors like floo powder, Love potions, etc were from the House of Ravenclaw.

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