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Epithalamium is a fanfiction series by Squibstress. It is set in the Harry Potter universe and primaily chronicles the life of Minerva McGonagall.

The series comprises two novels, two novella s, and five short stories, spanning the time between Minerva's birth in 1925 and the end of the Second Wizarding War in 1998.

The title is a reference to classical literature. An epithalamium is a poem written to sing a bride on her way to the bridal chamber.


The bulk of the series focuses on the relationship between Minerva and Albus Dumbledore, and it follows her through her seventh year at Hogwarts, Auror training, and involvement in the global wizarding war, her teaching career, and the First and Second Wizarding Wars.

Canon characters

Canon characters that play a major role in the series include:

Original characters

Major original characters include:


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Epithalamium series

Novels Epithalamium · Come Autumn, Sae Pensive (1967)
Novellas Till A' the Seas Gang Dry · Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart
Stories "Bonnie Wee Thing" · "Winterreise (1976)" · "Familiar Rituals (1977)" · "Mammals of the Order Chiroptera (August 1995)" · "Ca' the Yowes (1996)" · "After the Fall (June 1997)"
Characters Minerva McGonagall · Albus Dumbledore · Severus Snape · Thorfinn McGonagall · Amelia Bones · Poppy Pomfrey · Alastor Moody
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