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Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte

Edited by: Manfred Clauss, Peter Funke, Hans-Joachim Gehrke, and Christian Mann
In cooperation with Hartwin Brandt and Martin Jehne

Klio is one of the oldest journals in the German Altertumswissenschaften. It publishes articles on the history of ancient Greece and Rome, including their relations to the ancient Near East, and also covers specialist areas such as epigraphy, papyrology, archaeology, and numismatics. Brief book reviews provide an overview of the latest publications in the field.

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Volume 102 (2020): Issue 2 (Nov 2020)

KLIO – Information for our Authors

In accordance with its tradition, KLIO understands ancient history in the widest possible sense, covering in particular also the history of Egypt, the ancient Near East, and other neighboring cultures. It also applies to important related disciplines, especially archaeology. The focus, however, is on Greek and Roman history. The languages of publication are German, English, French, Italian, and Spanish. The journal publishes articles as well as book reviews.

The editors ask authors to observe the following guidelines for manuscript preparation:
Only works that are not published anywhere else can be accepted for publication.
The manuscript should be submitted by e-mail in DOC and PDF format. We request an abstract in the language of the article as well as in English.

The manuscript must contain the following information at the beginning:

Line 1: full name of the author, Location, E-Mailadress (will be included in the publication and is used for delivery of proofs)
Line 2: title of the work
Line 3: keywords

Notes, Illustrations, and Drawings
Notes are to be numbered beginning with 1.
Illustrations should be submitted in JPG format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi (line drawings 1200 dpi). All illustrations are to be submitted with the manuscript in separate, consecutively numbered files. Copyright must be observed and publication rights must be obtained by the author.

Literature cited has to be put in a bibliography at the end of the contribution, Author name and year of publication appear in the annotations.

1 Author 2017, 233–239. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua.

References collected in the bibliography should follow the format below:

Author 2019: A. Author, Title of the book. Undertitle (Title of Series), Berlin 2019.

Publication in volumes:
Author 2017: A. Author, Title of paper, in: E. Editor – C. Coeditor (eds.), Title of volume, Berlin 2017, 233–239.

Journal articles:
Author 2018: A. Author, Title of the article. Undertitle, KLIO 100.1, 2018, 1–100.

Lexikon entry:
Autor 2016: A. Autor, s. v. Lemma, in: DNP I.1, 2016, 100–105.

Journal titles should be abbreviated according to L’Année Philologique, Latin and Greek authors and works according to Der neue Pauly.


Major changes to the text in the PDF-proofs cannot be considered. Corrections are to be made with the comment function in Adobe Reader.


Authors will obtain a PDF file of their publication.

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If you have any questions feel free to contact us:

Prof. Dr. Christian Mann
Universität Mannheim
Lehrstuhl für Alte Geschichte
D-68131 Mannheim

Edited by
Manfred Clauss, Frankfurt a.M.
Peter Funke, Münster
Hans-Joachim Gehrke, Freiburg
Christian Mann, Mannheim

Together with
Hartwin Brandt, Bamberg
Martin Jehne, Dresden

Editorial Board
Claudia Antonetti, Venedig
Jan Assmann, Heidelberg/Konstanz
Corinne Bonnet, Toulouse
Harriet Flower, Princeton
Lin Foxhall, Liverpool
Kaja Harter-Uibopuu, Hamburg
Olivier Hekster, Nijmegen
Nino Luraghi, Princeton
Francisco Pina Polo, Zaragoza
François de Polignac, Paris
Johannes Renger, Berlin

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