Ep - 104 Viking Dreadlocks? With Joshua Rood

02.24.2022 - By Nordic Mythology Podcast

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This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Joshua Rood, heathen theologian and lecture organizer for the amazing Midgardsblot music festival, for what promises to be a somewhat contentious episode. The popularity of shows like Vikings have given the titular subject matter somewhat of a rebrand. But how realistic are all of the undercuts, beards, and other hairstyles these shows have popularized? Together with the boys Josh will be delving into the history of locked hair traditions around the world with an eye towards Vikings in particular. Obviously this can be a sensitive subject so we just ask that you bear with us since, obviously, it's complicated. If you would like to know more about what Josh is up to you can find him at: www.instagram.com/josua_hrodgeir You can also check out his band Nexion at: www.instagram.com/nexioniceland Also check us out on Instagram at: www.instagram.com/nordicmythologypodcast And if you like what we do, and would like to be in the audience for live streams of new episodes to ask questions please consider supporting us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/NordicMythologyPodcast If you would like to join our bi-weekly Q&A; Episodes in the new year, or get access to our special Story Time episodes covering the saga literature, then all you have to do is join our Patron. Seriously, we would love to have you, the more the merrier!

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