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EvoBib: A Bibliographic Database and Quote Collection for Historical Linguistics

Johann-Mattis List

This databases offers 3524 references dealing with computer-assisted language comparison in a broad sense. In addition, the database offers 5298 distinct quotes collected from 2835 references. The majority of the references in the quote database overlaps with those in the bibliographic database. The quotes are organized by keywords and can browsed with a full text and a keyword search.

The data (references and quotes) underlying each new release are provided here, the data can be browsed at

If you use the database, I would appreciate if you could this in your research:

List, Johann-Mattis (2020): EvoBib: A bibliographical database and quote collection for historical linguistics. Version 1.2.0. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. URL: DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3699172




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