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Founded in 1846!


Zeitschrift für antike Literatur und ihre Rezeption / A Journal for Ancient Literature and its Reception

Edited by: Sabine Föllinger, Maria Sotera Fornaro, Therese Fuhrer, Tobias Reinhardt,  and Jan Stenger

Philologus, founded in 1846, is one of the oldest and most respected periodicals in the field of Classics. It publishes articles on Greek and Latin literature, historiography, philosophy, history of religion, linguistics, reception, and the history of scholarship. The journal aims to contribute to our understanding of Greco-Roman culture and its lasting influence on European civilization.

The journal Philologus, conceived as a forum for discussion among different methodological approaches to the study of ancient texts and their reception, publishes original scholarly contributions with a strong international focus. Publications languages are: German, English, Italian, French.

As of 2014 the publication of supplementary volumes will be resumed. The series Philologus. Supplemente / Philologus. Supplementary Volumes will publish monographs and edited volumes pertaining to all aspects of the study of ancient literature and its reception, with a special focus on topics concerning literary theory, philosophy and the history of scholarship from an interdisciplinary perspective.


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Philologus has received a new online submission system. Please submit your article via https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/philologus. Please also consider the "Instructions for Authors" that you find above under the menu item "Supplementary Information".


Sabine Föllinger (Marburg), Maria Sotera Fornaro (Sassari), Therese Fuhrer (LMU München), Tobias Reinhardt (Oxford), Jan R. Stenger (Würzburg)

Editors in chief:

Therese Fuhrer (LMU München), Jan R. Stenger (Würzburg)

Advisory Board:

Markus Asper (HU Berlin), Krystyna Bartol (Poznán), John Hamilton (Harvard), Gavin Kelly (Edinburgh), Peter E. Knox (Cleveland, OH), Danielle van Mal-Maeder (Lausanne), Enrico Medda (Pisa), Christof Rapp (LMU München), Alison Sharrock (Mancester), Ineke Sluiter (Leiden)

Editorial Office:

Andreas Ammann, Gisela Huber, Christoph Mayr, Maria Mertsching,, Redaktion "Philologus", c/o LMU München, Abteilung für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, D-80539. philologus@klassphil.uni-münchen.de

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