A new version, for an Ossetian or Ossetic poem (here iron). Ossetian descends from the language of the Scythians and Sarmatians of antiquity. Ossetian, is a language of the Iranian group, spoken in Ossetia by 500,000 speakers, divided into two, iron (literary Ossetian) and digor, it retains archaic features of the ancient Iranian. Ossetic, which is an official language in the two republics of Ossetia, uses a particular letter æ, it is found in the Ossetian "I love you" "Уарзын дæ".
The Ossetians (osses) descend from Alans, Iranians nomads, who migrated to the region in the Middle Ages.