Asked in Harry Potter
When was Remus Lupin bitten?
Remus Lupin was bitten by Fenrir Greyback shortly before his fifth birthday which was on the 10th March 1965. Greyback broke into his bedroom and attacked Remus as he slept. Remus' father managed to stop the attack in time to save his sons life. ...
Asked in Definitions
What does the words remus lupin mean?
The word 'Remus' comes from the story of Romulus and Remus who were raised by wolves. They then went on the build Rome, but in a fight over naming it, Romulus killed Remus. The word 'Lupin' comes from the word 'lupine', meaning wolflike. Given that Remus Lupin is a werewolf, JKR was very clever with the naming! ...