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Guide for Authors

You may now submit your manuscript by choosing one of the following ways: a) the electronic submission which requires registration, b) by email or c) by post.
All the submitted manuscripts (both electronic and print) should be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief, Markoulakis Publications, Maudslay Building, Burton Street, NG1 4BU, Nottingham UK (email info [at] markoulakispublications [dot] org [dot] uk). Articles in print must be submitted in triplicate, including three copies of all illustrations, photographs, drawings, and maps etc. The manuscripts’ submission mus include full name and current address and email of the author as well as a bio of 120 words.

The article has to include a 100- to 200-word abstract; state clearly its category (i.e., Critical Notice, Field Report, Article etc.) and field (i.e Mythology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Theology, Comparative Religious Studies, Philosophy etc.) as well as a maximum of 20 keywords.

There is no limit in words. However, the minimum allowed number of words is 8,000 – excluding, notes, footnotes, addendum, indexes and tables. Typescripts of rejected submissions are not returned. Artwork (all intended included photographs, graphs, tables etc.) submitted must be of 300 ppi and in black and white. It is the completely the responsibility of the author to seek permission for the reproduction
of any used art work intended to be used within the submitted article.

Greek must be typed as a clear text, using at least a 12-point font. You can use the following web-tool for typing polytonic Greek: http://www.typegreek.com/. Quotations of are not italicized. Material inserted in quotations is enclosed in square brackets. Brief quotations in the body of the text are italicized; longer quotations may be set in as separate paragraphs and are not italicized. It is strongly encouraged for all submitted articles to provide a translations for all Greek and Latin quotations. Transliteration of Greek words must be consistent throughout the document. Latinate forms of Greek words or proper names that have come into general use may be employed. Authors have the freedom to use any system of transliteration that is reasonable and consistent. The editors reserve the right to modify the transliterated Greek words to be consistent throughout the Volume articles.

References to Ancient Works must be clarified and immediate recognizable, therefore, authors should follow LSJ (available in electronic form at http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/ under abbreviations). References always should be placed at the foot of the page (footnotes) in the following form : Hom. Od. 4.1-2, Paus. 3.1.1, Llyod 1979: 14. Try no to use f. and ff. but give the exact references. References to modern works should follow the MLA citation style (a brief guide is available at Cornell’s University Library: http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/mla) i.e.: Lloyd, G.E.R. Magic, Reason and Experience. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 1979. Print. The first footnote should list in full the source. All subsequent references added to footnotes should follow the MLA abbreviated form as seen above.

Dates within the article should be placed as: 30 October 1953; 1830s; fifth century or 6 th c.; the sixties; c. 450; 409/8, 411/10, 421/20; 250-245 BC; AD 150-300; 1997-98. Numbers up to ten should be spelled out, unless are referencing specific quantities (4 meters, 3 km etc.). Use parentheses within parentheses, not square brackets. Acknowledgements should be placed as the very first footnote to the article title and marked with an asterisk and not labelled as n.1.

Each submission is reviewed, normally by one to two outside referees who are asked to return their reports within six to ten weeks. After the reviews are received, authors will be informed in writing of the Editor-in-Chief’s decision to accept, reject, or resubmit. In addition the Editor-in-Chief will provide a copy of the reviewers’ reports.

Prior of the author’s manuscript publication the Licence To Publish must be completed and returned to the Editor-in-Chief’s office.


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