The Viking Language Series is an innovative method for learning Old Norse, Viking runes, Icelandic sagas, Eddic and Skaldic poetry, and the culture of the Viking World.
The course is designed by Jesse Byock, Professor of Old Norse, Medieval Scandinavian Studies, and Viking Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
Viking Language 1 offers everything necessary to tackle Old Norse, the sagas, and runes. The 15 lessons include vocabulary and grammar, 35 readings, pronunciation, 15 maps, 45 illustrations, and 180 exercises. 384 page textbook, $34.95. Buy now.
Viking Language 2, The Old Norse Reader, accompanies the first book. It provides a wide range of readings from family, kings and legendary sagas, as well as eddic and skaldic poetry. It includes a reference grammar and an extended vocabulary. The reader is ca. 250 pages and will be available soon. Please notify me by e-mail.
Viking Language 1 Answer Key & Reference Grammar contains two important tools to help learn Old Norse: an Answer Key to the exercises in Viking Language 1 and a comprehensive Old Norse Reference Grammar. 80 pages for under $10. Available soon.
Viking Language 1 Audio Recordings are sound files of the Old Norse readings Viking Language 1, They offer a standardized Icelandic pronunciation.Lessons 1~10 will be available for download soon. Listen to samples.