Bartimaeus

[book series] Bartimaeus is a fantasy series by Jonathan Stroud consisting of a trilogy published from 2003 to 2005 and a prequel novel published in 2010. The titular character, Bartimaeus, is a five-thousand-year-old djinni, a spirit of approximately mid-level power (fourth-level). The story follows the career of a teenage magician Nathani
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Bartimaeus

Bartimaeus (bärtīmē'us) , in the New Testament, blind man to whom Jesus restored sight.
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