Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought

Editor-in-Chief: Kyriakos N. Demetriou
Polis was founded in 1977 to provide a forum for publication to scholars specializing in what was then a neglected sub-field – ancient Greek political thought. Over the years Polis evolved into a fully-fledged academic journal that publishes material of interest to those who study ancient Greek political thought broadly understood, whether they do so as classicists, ancient historians, philosophers, or political scientists. The Polis also welcomes articles on the reception of ancient political thought in Europe, America, or elsewhere.
Since its inception the journal speaks for no particular perspective or methodology and it is devoted to the publication of original papers, even though extensive literature reviews, critiques of contemporary research and review essays are also included.
All submissions are sent to two referees and normally an editorial decision is taken within 3 months from the time of submission. While Polis primarily features contributions written in English, submissions in French and German are also welcome.
The views and opinions expressed in peer-reviewed articles published in Polis are those of the authors and do not reflect the position of Journal.
Polis appears in two issues per annual volume (summer and winter).
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Executive Editor
Kyriakos N. Demetriou (University of Cyprus)

Associate Editors
Carol Atack (University of Oxford)
Benjamin Gray (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Daniel Kapust (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Rosanna Lauriola (Marshall University)
Peter Liddel (University of Manchester)
Thornton C. Lockwood, Jr. (Quinnipiac University) (Book Reviews)

Editorial Board
Chris Bobonich (Stanford University)
Luc Brisson (CNRS, Paris, Villejuif)
Paul A. Cartledge (University of Cambridge)
J. Peter Euben (Duke University)
Sara Forsdyke (University of Michigan)
Verity Harte (Yale University)
Mogens Herman Hansen (Saxo-Institute Copenhagen University)
George Klosko (University of Virginia)
Paul Ludwig (St John’s College)
Marina Mc Coy (Boston College)
Fred D. Miller (Bowling Green State University)
David C. Mirhady (Simon Fraser University)
Peter Nicholson (University of York, retired)
Josiah Ober (Stanford University)
Thomas L. Pangle (University of Texas at Austin)
Gerald Press (Hunter College, CUNY)
Fred Rosen (Emeritus Professor, UCL)
Leslie G. Rubin (Duquesne University)
Arlene Saxonhouse (University of Michigan)
Malcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge)
Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University)
John R. Wallach (IL Hunter College, CUNY)
Harvey Yunis (Rice University)
Catherine Zuckert (University of Notre Dame)
G.B. Kerferd†
Trevor J. Saunders†

Founding Editor
Dale Hall (University of Wales, Swansea)
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
ERIH PLUS
International Political Science Abstracts
International Directory of Philosophy
L'Année philologique
Scopus
The Philosopher's Index
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