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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Peitho welcomes contributions in all fields of ancient philosophy and thought. A contribution to Peitho may be an article (up to 40 pp.), a discussion (up to 15 pp.) or a review (up to 10 pp.).

Submissions should be sent via e-mail to the following address:

Contributions should be written in English, French, German, Italian or Polish. Non-native speakers are expected to have their contribution checked by a native speaker of the language chosen.

All submissions should be typed in 12-pt font, single-spaced with wide margins. Footnotes should be placed at the foot of the page, also single-spaced and consecutively numbered.

Use the Harvard style for quotations, references and bibliography. Accordingly, the citations in your paper require only the name of the author(s), the year of publication, and the page number(s). All publications referred to in the paper should be listed in a separate bibliography at the end of the paper.

All submissions should be accompanied by an abstract of 150–250 words and a list of 4–10 keywords. Both should be written in English.

The journal has no submission processing charges and no publication charges.

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