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- U.S.The Conversation
Why white supremacists and QAnon enthusiasts are obsessed – but very wrong – about the Byzantine Empire
Inspiration for a mob of angry white men? Richard T. Nowitz/Getty ImagesFrom Charlottesville to the Capitol, medieval imagery has been repeatedly on show at far-right rallies and riots in recent years. Displays of Crusader shields and tattoos derived from Norse and Celtic symbols are of little surprise to medieval historians like me who have long documented the appropriation of the Middle Ages by today’s far right. But amid all the expected Viking imagery and nods to the Crusaders has been anoth
- U.S.Miami Herald
The structure was carved out by an underground river 200 million to 400 million years ago.