Author Guidelines

THE GLEANER accepts submissions in Greek, English, French, German and Italian. The following guidelines are valid for all five languages in which the journal publishes.
The submission process at a glance
All articles that fall within the scope of the journal are considered on condition that they are original and that they have not been submitted to another journal. The Editor will consider articles that reflect a mature stage of research, and which are carefully presented in terms of writing. Articles are accepted for publication solely on the basis of merit according to the results of review by the members of the Editorial Committee. Revised articles are first published in print and subsequently in electronic format in the journal’s webpage as soon as the editing and layout process is complete and on condition that they are accompanied by all necessary documentation (i.e. any images and the permission(s) for their reproduction). The revised form of an article should take into consideration the changes requested by the members of the Editorial Committee and should comply with the formatting standards set by the journal as described below. Articles are published electronically in pdf format. By submitting an article for publication to THE GLEANER the author assumes responsibility for adhering to intellectual property rights law, assures that no violation is caused to the intellectual property rights of third parties, and accepts unobtrusively the copyright policies of THE GLEANER. The journal offers individual reprints to the writers of the articles.

Book presentations
The Editorial Committee selects the books that fall within the scope of the journal to be presented in the relevant section of the journal.

Initial submission
Manuscripts of no more than 25.000 words should be submitted in print and in Microsoft Word format (images, tables, references included in one file). Longer articles will only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 150 words in either English or French. The Editor reserves the right to reject a manuscript before the review process begins. Manuscripts are sent to the members of the Editorial Committee, who are asked to submit their reviews within one month. Upon receipt of the reviews, authors are informed in writing of the Editor’s decision to accept, reject or request changes to the article.

Revised submission
Upon notification that an article is accepted for publication the author is asked to submit the final version within two months. The revised version should take into consideration the changes requested by the members of the Editorial Committee. No major changes to the text are permitted after the final submission. The revised submission should conform to the journal guidelines (“Final Submission files”) and should follow the style specifications described below (“Style”). Artwork and copies of all relevant permissions should be submitted to the journal at this time. Revised versions of articles will be forwarded for the final stages of publication (i.e. editing, layout, printing) only upon receipt of all necessary documentation and permissions (i.e. images, plans, permissions to reproduce images), and on condition that the revised article conforms to the journal’s guidelines.

Final submission files
A. The following should be submitted as separate electronic files: (the name of each file should consist of the author’s last name and the type of document it contains according to the examples shown below):
1. Revised article and footnotes in print and in Microsoft Word format (example: PapadopoulosText.doc). The following should be included in this file in the following order: The title, the author(s)’ name(s), affiliation, full mailing address, e-mail and telephone number, the abstract of the paper, the main text and the footnotes. If there are changes in the title and/or abstract of the paper they should be marked both in the print and electronic submission, using the «Track changes» tool.
2. Illustrations: each as a separate TIFF file, and numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals in the order they appear in the text (see below on the format of images; example: PapadopoulosFigure1.tiff or PapadopoulosPlan1.tiff).
3. List of captions in Microsoft Word. List separately in consecutive numbers in Arabic numerals the captions of all the figures in the text (example: PapadopoulosCaptions1.doc).
4. Appendixes or catalogues (where applicable) in Microsoft Word format (example: PapadopoulosCatalogue1.doc).
5. Tables (where applicable) in Microsoft Word format (example: PapadopoulosTable1.doc). Each table should be accompanied by a self-explanatory caption below it. Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals in the order they appear in the text.

B. The signed Author’s Warranty and Agreement form (available here in pdf format) should be faxed to the journal at +30 210 7246212:

Authors are advised to follow current conventions used in each language for capitalization, punctuation, dates and chronological periods etc. and adhere to them with consistency throughout the article.

Use Unicode fonts for typing in any language that does not use the Latin alphabet, e.g. Greek or Arabic. Unicode fonts are available for most languages for free at various sites on the internet.
Transliterations into latin characters
• Authors may follow their preferred system of transliteration, to be used consistently throughout the article.
• In references to modern Greek publications only the name of the author is transliterated, while the title of the work should be provided in Greek. The location of the publication of the work should be provided in the language of the article submitted to THE GLEANER.
• In references to publications in non-Greek characters (e.g. Cyrillic) the entire entry should be transliterated.
Quotations occupying up to three lines should be placed inside quotation marks. Longer quotations are italicized and the entire left side of the paragraph is indented.
Illustrations and captions
• Illustrations should be submitted in accordance to the guidelines provided below.
• Numbering of figures, drawings or maps in the text should be consecutive and given in Arabic numerals.
• References to figures, drawings and maps of the texts should follow consecutive numbering in the order of appearance in the text.
• All figures, drawings and maps must include a caption. If they appear in another publication, the credit should include the work and the figure and/or page number in which the work appears. If another party holds the copyright, a credit should be given that complies with the specifications of the copyright-holder.
o Example of Caption: Facsimile of the Korais’ epistle, Goethe-und-Schiller-Archiv 33/159 (photo courtesy: Stiftung Weimarer Klassik und Kunstsammlungen).
Catalogue entries should be numbered consecutively, and consistency should be maintained in the presentation.
Numbering of tables in the text should be consecutive in Arabic numerals. Tables should be accompanied by self-explanatory captions below.
Numerals and measurements
In bibliographic references Arabic numerals are preferable to Latin or Greek for references to journal numbers, series numbers etc. Numerals should be used when units of measurement are abbreviated (e.g. 2 m.). The metric system should be used for measurements in all cases.
Footnote numbering in the footer should not be superscript. Footnote numbers are followed by a full stop. References are provided in footnotes and not endnotes. References are given in full in the first occurrence and abbreviated thereafter. Full references should list the name of author, title of the work, series or journal (where applicable), place of publication, date and page numbers. Abbreviated references should include the last name of the author, a key-word or key-phrase from the title and the page numbers (where applicable). The author-date reference system is not used. Please provide the exact page number(s) in abbreviated references. In the text, the numbering of the footnotes should be placed after the punctuation marks.
Example of a full reference:
C. Th. Dimaras, La Grèce au temps des Lumières, Genève 1969.
Example of an abbreviated reference:
C. Th. Dimaras, La Grèce..., op.cit., p. 5-7 (or Op.cit., p. 5-7).
Example of a full reference to an article:
Jacques Bouchard, «Les relations épistolaires de Nicolas Mavrocordatos avec Jean Le Clerc et William Wake», Ο Ερανιστής 11 (1974), 67-92.
Example of an abbreviated reference to an article:
Jacques Bouchard, «Les relations épistolaires…», op.cit., 67-69 (ή Op.cit., p. 67-69).

Footnote reference specifications with examples:
R. Clogg, «The Library of the Levant Company’s factory in Smyrna (1805)», Ο Ερανιστής 11 (1974), 112-124.

Article in edited volume
C. Th. Dimaras, «La fortune de Voltaire en Grèce», Mélanges offerts à Octave et Melpo Merlier à l’occasion du 25e anniversaire de leur arrivée en Grèce, t. 1, Athènes 1956, p. 199-222.

Article in proceedings
Dimitris Spathis, «Les théories des Lumières sur le drame et Le Basilic d’Antonios Matessis», La Révolution française et l’Hellénisme moderne. Contribution hellénique à l’occasion du bicentenaire de la Révolution française, Actes du IIIe Colloque d’Histoire (Athènes 14-17 Octobre 1987), Athens 1989, p. 447-469.

Book by one author
G. Tolias, La médaille et la rouille. L’image de la Grèce moderne dans la presse littéraire parisienne (1794-1815), Paris-Athènes 1997.

Book in a series
Carl Dahlhaus, Alte Musik. Musiktheorie bis zum 17. Jahrhundert – 18. Jahrhundert [Gesammelte Schriften 3], Laaber 2001.

D. G. Apostolopoulos, La Révolution française et ses répercussions dans la société grecque sous domination ottomane. Réactions en 1798, trans. Helen Botsoglou, Athens 1997.

Émile Legrand, Bibliographie Hellénique ou description raisonnée des ouvrages publiés par des Grecs aux XVe et XVIe siècles, Tome Premier, Paris 1885 (reprint Paris 1903).

Revised edition
D. A. Zakythinos, Le despotat grec de Morée, rev.ed. Ch. Maltézou, London 21975.

Abbreviations of journals
Abbreviations of journals should generally be avoided because THE GLEANER is addressed to a wide audience.
Acronyms should be capitalized without full stops (e.g. ΟΜΕΔ, ISECS).
Illustrations can only be submitted digitally and should be in TIFF format. Authors should inform the Editor of the program(s) used to create digital images including the version of the program(s). Illustrations should be submitted in the desired orientation, and images of objects should have a scale indication whenever possible. All illustrations should be numbered consecutively and cited in the text in the order of discussion. The Editor reserves the right to reject digital images of poor quality that do not conform to the journal’s standards.

Image specifications:
• Black-and-white scans
o Black-and-white scans should be in grayscale mode in TIFF format, and should be produced from originals of high quality. Resolution should be at 350 dpi at 100% of the desired print size.

• Line drawings, maps, and plans
o Digital line art should be a minimum of 1200 dpi and at 100% of the desired print size. It should be submitted in TIFF format as line art or bitmap. Large files should be saved using the LZW compression provided in the application. All plans should be accompanied by a north arrow and a scale.

Permissions of reproduction
The author is responsible for securing permissions to publish copyrighted material, such as photographs and drawings. He/she is responsible for paying any fees involved. Production of an article will not begin until all relevant permissions have been received by the Editor.

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