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For questions about the Bartimaeus Sequence, a trilogy (and companion novel) by Jonathan Stroud.

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Within the Bartimaeus Trilogy, are the magicians capable of doing supernatural feats without the help of the spirits they summon?

In a preface I guess you could call it. It was in Ring of Solomon and it was stated that magicians had no powers of their own except to call and restrain spirits. But numerous examples are given ...
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When are the Bartimaeus books set?

Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus trilogy, consisting of The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate, is set in a version of our world (mainly London, with some scenes in Prague and the ...
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Why did Bartimaeus try to fool Uraziel?

In The Ring of Solomon, Bartimaeus puts on the titular artifact and summons the Spirit of the Ring, Uraziel. Fearing how the Spirit might react to seeing someone other than Solomon wearing the Ring, ...