Tom Birkett

Dr Tom Birkett is a lecturer in Old English and Old Norse at University College Cork, Ireland.

Society
Jan 13, 2021

The Norse myths behind the tattoos worn by the Capitol riot's 'QAnon Shaman'

Many of the tattoos on the chest of a participant in last week's Capitol invasion and riot have been co-opted from Norse mythology to indicate adherence to far-right politics.

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