The PROIEL Treebank
The PROIEL Treebank is a dependency treebank with morphosyntactic and information-structure annotation. It includes texts in several ancient Indo-European languages and is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License.
Please cite as
Dag T. T. Haug and Marius L. Jøhndal. 2008. 'Creating a Parallel Treebank of the Old Indo-European Bible Translations'. In Caroline Sporleder and Kiril Ribarov (eds.). Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage Data (LaTeCH 2008) (2008), pp. 27-34.
Releases of the PROIEL Treebank are hosted on Github.
The following texts are included in this release of the treebank:
|The Greek New Testament (ed. Tischendorf 1869)||Ancient Greek||greek-nt||140,757 tokens|
|The Armenian New Testament (ed. Künzle 1984)||Classical Armenian||armenian-nt||23,513 tokens|
|The Gothic Bible (ed. Streitberg 1919)||Gothic||gothic-nt||57,211 tokens|
|Codex Marianus (ed. Jagić 1883)||Old Church Slavonic||marianus||58,269 tokens|
|Jerome's Vulgate||Latin||latin-nt||106,279 tokens|
|Caesar, Commentarii belli Gallici (ed. Holmes 1914)||Latin||caes-gal||28,608 tokens|
|Cicero, Epistulae ad Atticum (ed. Purser 1901)||Latin||cic-att||41,915 tokens|
|Peregrinatio Aetheriae (ed. Heraeus 1908)||Latin||per-aeth||18,356 tokens|
|Herodotus, Histories (ed. Godley 1920)||Ancient Greek||hdt||82,357 tokens|
|Sphrantzes, Chronicles (post-1453) (ed. Grecu 1966)||Ancient Greek||chron||24,612 tokens|
(The 'size' column in the table above shows the number of annotated tokens in a text. The number of tokens will be slightly larger than the number of words in the original printed edition as some words have been split into multiple tokens and some tokens have been inserted during annotation.)
Please see the XML files for detailed metadata and a full list of contributors.
The texts are available on two formats:
PROIEL XML: These files are the authoritative source files and the only ones that contain all available annotation. They contain the complete morphological, syntactic and information-structure annotation, as well as the complete text, including punctuation, section headers etc. The schema is defined in