Category:Earliest known manuscripts by language
For many languages it may be difficult to find an example, because of difficulties in establishing when a language became distinct, or because there are doubts about dating, or because there are insufficient grounds to judge which of several roughly contemporary documents is earliest. Nonetheless clear and well-known examples exist for many languages.
Pages in category "Earliest known manuscripts by language"
The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).