I’m preparing for a new workshop now and need to find some early examples of use of codices by the Jewish community. Look like the oldest surviving examples are from the Cairo Genizah. I understand there are some mentions of earlier (not surviving) codices. Am I right?
Dead Sea Scrolls, unfortunately, do not help my cause, because they are… scrolls. Nag Hammadi codices are also of no use to me for that particular project, because that’s mostly examples of early Christian and Gnostic literature.
Any help would be really appreciated. Links, names, locations – anything =)
Here are some examples from the late Medieval era:
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