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Illinois Classical Studies

"Illinois Classical Studies (ISSN: 0363-1923) was founded in 1976. Every journal worth its salt bears the stamp both of its editors and of its intellectual home (if it is fortunate enough to have one). Like its home department, and reflecting the magnificent Classics Library at the University of Illinois, ICS represents Classical philology in the broadest and most inclusive sense. Its editors have come from diverse intellectual traditions, European, English, and American. All journals pay regular attention to the center. ICS has also taken care of the margins and highlighted areas where work needs to be done. All periods and many often-neglected disciplines have been represented. ICS, for example, has included work on the history of Classical scholarship, Sanskrit, Coptic, Arabic, contact between the Greco-Roman and the Judaic worlds, textual criticism, patristics, papyrology, and the reception of the Classics in the Renaissance. On some occasions volumes have been dedicated to unified themes (e.g. Greek Philosophy, Euripides, Latin Poetry, Byzantium). ICS has indeed showcased "local talent" some of the work of a leading Classics Dept. and its alumni, but it also (unusually for an American journal) regularly publishes articles of European scholars in their native tongues. The journal has been different things at different times: it has published unsolicited submissions, solicited submissions, and, from time to time, published the edited proceedings of conferences..."

Format:  Journal
Publisher:  Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and Scholars Press
ISSN:  0363-1923