Submission Criteria for Articles
The criteria to be fulfilled by manuscripts submitted to Adalya are as follows:
a) Priority and preference are given to manuscripts in English; however, following the
assessment of submitted manuscripts, a maximum of 25 per cent of the articles may be
published in German, or French. Nevertheless, manuscripts in English shall be given priority.
b) Articles need to be submitted in English. Translation into English of articles admitted for
publication is the responsibility of the author(s); however, AKMED might take on the
responsibility for translation when the case is found appropriate and necessary.
c) The article/s of the same author cannot be published in consecutive issues.
d)Manuscripts are to be submitted in digital format or hardcopy by post.
e) Manuscripts need to be original and meet scientific and scholarly standards.
f) Manuscripts need to be based on in-depth study and research.
g) The bibliography needs to be up-to-date, germane to the subject matter, and of scientific
quality. Quotations within the text and citations in footnotes must be relevant.
h) Manuscripts must evidence potential for international recognition and citation.
ı) Attention should be paid that the text of the article does not exceed 20 pages in A4 page
j) The illustrations (photographs, drawings etc.) does not exceed 10 plates.
k) The text should be prepared in Times New Roman 12 point.
l) Footnotes in Times New Roman 10 point should be continuous at the bottom of each page.
m) Manuscripts and illustrations should be sent to email@example.com in digital format via
n) Each manuscript should include max. 200 words summary in Turkish if the article is
composed in English, German, or French. The captions as well as the sources of photographs
and other figures must be provided.
o) Artwork submitted in digital format need to be minimum 300 pixels/inch, with their long
side 15 cm. Full-page images need to be 22 cm long. Furthermore, the artwork must be sent in
Adobe Photoshop TIFF format, and NOT embedded in another program such as Microsoft
Word. In case the artwork is prepared with Aldus Freehand and Adobe Illustrator, then ensure
that it is submitted as prepared and not in a converted format. The sources cited need to be
listed alphabetically at the end of the article. If the same author is cited multiple times, these
citations must be arranged by date of publication.
Criteria for the Rejection of Manuscripts
The following points may lead to the rejection of manuscripts; therefore, please pay attention
a) Short texts of one or two pages covering the presentation of archaeological materials or a
b) Reports of excavations or surveys.
c) Catalogues longer than the main text of the article.
d) Preliminary reports based on incomplete research and study, and foreseen to obtain more
information with future work.
e) Articles previously published elsewhere, papers published in conference proceedings, and
unrevised papers presented at academic meetings.
f) Articles without a letter of permission from the director of excavations or concerned
museum directorate to publish excavation materials or museum artifacts respectively.
g) Articles with an over-citation of popular publications such as handbooks, textbooks,
encyclopedias, and web sites, as well as publications of compilation character not containing
h) Articles with missing credits for images, or missing permissions from the copyright owners
to use images.
Submission and Assessment Process of Manuscripts:
Manuscripts prepared in accordance with our Publishing Principles need to arrive by 30
November. Submissions arriving after this date shall not be considered. Each manuscript is
assessed by a minimum two referees (if necessary, three). Their judgment shall clarify
whether the submitted manuscript is acceptable for publication, and the conclusion will be
communicated to the author(s) within three months by the beginning of March.
Examples of Citations:
Sample References to Journal Articles
Erol, M. 2018. “Becoming Protestant: Greek Orthodox Responses to Conversion in 19th
Century Ottoman Anatolia.” Adalya 21: 335–62.
1Erol 2018, 340–2.
Eck, W., and A. Pangerl. 2006. “Syria unter Domitian und Hadrian: Neue Diplome für die
Auxiliartruppen der Provinz.” Chiron 36: 205–47.
1Eck and Pangerl 2006, 205–6.
Taxidis, I. 2016. Review of Literature and Culture in Late Byzantine Thessalonica, by E.
Russell. The Journal of Hellenic Studies 136: 295–96.
Sample References to Books
Mellink, M.J. 1998. Kızılbel: An Archaic Painted Chamber in Northern Lycia. Philadelphia:
The University Museum.
1Mellink 1998, 55–7.
Two or More Authors
Hunter, J., C. Roberts, and A. Martin. 1997. Studies in Crime: An Introduction to Forensic
Archaeology. New York: T.S. Batsford Ltd.
1Hunter, Roberts and Martin 1997, 46–51.
Editor or Translator as Author
Kokkinia, C., ed. 2008. Boubon. The Inscriptions and Archaeological Remains. A Survey
2004-2006. Athens: Research Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity National Hellenic
1Kokkinia 2008, 27–126.
Scholtz, B.W., trans. 1970. Carolingian Chronicles: Royal Frankish Annals and Nithard’s
Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Editor or Translator with Author
Kaltsas, N. 2002. Sculpture in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Translated by D.
Hardy. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum.
1Kaltsas 2002, cat. no. 48.
Organization or Association as Author
École Française de Rome. 1995. Les Grecs et l’Occident: Actes du colloque de la
villa “Kérylos” (24–25 octobre 1991). CÉFR 208. Rome: École Française de Rome.
1École Française de Rome 1995, 142–51.
Book in a series
Martini, W., and N. Eschbach. 2018. Die Akropolis von Perge. ASMS 1. İstanbul: Koç
1Martini and Eschbach 2018, 19.
Book in more than one edition
Cagnat, R. 1975. L’armee romaine d’Afrique. 2nd ed. New York: Arno Press.
1Cagnat 1975, 27.
Book in more than one volume (citing the work as a whole)
Kiderlen, M. 1995. Megale Oikia: Untersuchungen zur Entwicklung aufwendiger
griechischer Stadthausarchitektur. Von der Früharchaik bis ins 3. Jhr. v. Chr. 2 vols. Hürth:
1Kiderlen 1995, 1:247.
Book in more than one volume (citing a particular volume)
Bonnard, A. 1959. La Civilisation grecque. Vol. 2, D’Antigone à Socrate. Lausanne: La
Guilde du Livre.
1Bonnard 1959, 267.
Book in preparation for publication or in press
Shaw, J.W. Forthcoming. The Palatial Style in Minoan Architecture. Philadelphia: INSTAP
Shaw (forthcoming, 148).
Krause, J.H. 2016. Reprint. Die Pythien, Nemeen und Isthmien, aus den Schrift-und
Bildwerken des Alterthums. Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1841.
1Krause 2016, 184.
Sample References to Unpublished Materials
Theses and Dissertations
Dardeniz, G. 2012. “The Investigation of a Late Bronze Age (14th Century BC) Domestic
Craft Quarter: Pyrotechnology at Tell Atchana / Ancient Alalakh.” Master’s thesis, Koç
1Dardeniz 2012, 12–6.
Sample References to Parts of Books
Chapters or other titled parts of a book
Dumitru, A.G. 2016. “Kleopatra Selene – A Look at the Moon and Her Bright Side.” In
Seleukid Royal Women. Creation, Representation and Distortion of Hellenistic Queenship in
the Seleukid Empire, edited by A. Çoşkun and A. McAuley, 253–72. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner
1Dumitru 2016, 253–54.
Heymans, E.D. 2018. “Heads or tails: metal hoards from the Iron Age southern Levant.” In
Gifts, Goods and Money. Comparing currency and circulation systems in past societies,
edited by D. Brandherm, E. Heymans and D. Hofmann, 85–104. Oxford: Archaeopress
1Heymans 2018, 85–8.
Chapter originally published elsewhere
Markle, M.M. 1999. “La sarisse macédonienne, la lance et l’équipement connexe.” In La
guerre en Grèce à l’époque classique, edited by P. Brulé and J. Oulhen, 149–72. Rennes:
Presses Universitaires de Rennes. Originally published in AJA 81 (1977) 323–39.
1Markle 1999, 162–65.
Sample Reference to Auction Catalogues
Christie’s. 2007. Antiquities. Auction catalogue 1846. 8 June 2007, New York.
1Christie’s 2007, cat. no. 25.
Hôtel Drouot. 1921. Collection Hirsch (première vente): Orfèvrerie, bronzes, pierres,
marbres, céramique et verrerie; trouvaille de Sala Consilina; ivories, enluminures, terres
cuites. Auction catalogue. 30 June–2 July 1921, Paris.
1Hôtel Drouot 1921.
Werke ägyptischer Kunst von der Frühzeit bis zur Spätantike. 1974. Auction catalogue 49.
Basel: Münzen und Medaillen A.G.
1Werke ägyptischer Kunst 1974.
Leu Numismatik, Switzerland, Auction 3, lot 35.
1Leu, 3, 35.
Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Lancaster and London. E-Auction 409, 454.
1CNG E-Auction 409, 454.
References to the Same Author with Same Date
Corsten, Th. 2005a. “Kibyratis in Antiquity.” Anatolian Archaeology 11: 27–8.
1Corsten 2005a, 27.
Corsten, Th. 2005b. “Estates in Roman Asia Minor. The case of Cibyratis.” In Patterns in the
Economy of Roman Asia Minor, edited by S. Mitchell and C. Katsari, 1–51. Swansea: The
Classical Press of Wales.
1Corsten 2005b, 49.
For other technical abbreviations and more information, please follow the Author Guide at:
Submition Date for ADALYA
The submission of the articles is between 1 September and 30 November.
Please submit your articles to the mail address firstname.lastname@example.org in this date range; post or cargo will not be accepted. Submissions shoul be made before November 30.