Ever wondered what the Vikings sounded like? Old Norse is the grandpa of the modern Scandinavian languages of Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish, and is actually quite similar to Icelandic. Polyglot Alexander Arguelles presents a series of videos to provide introductory overviews of the languages of the world. Working diachronically through various language families in turn, he demonstrates how to identify each language, translates a text sample to show how it works, and discusses its genetic affiliation and cultural context. Watch this video language tutorial and learn how to get a general linguistic overview of the Old Norse language.