Lampas is a Dutch-language journal for the study of Greek and Roman Antiquity, including Greek and Latin literature and linguistics, Ancient Philosophy and History, Classical Archaeology, Reception Studies as well as the teaching of Classical languages and culture in secondary schools.
From its inception in 1968 Lampas it has been the journal's particular aim to establish a dialogue between academic classicists and those teaching Classics in secondary schools and others interested in the world of the ancient Greeks and Romans in all its facets, including its reception throughout the centuries until the current day. This results in a large variety of contributions, from orginal research to easily accessible overviews of the current state of scholarship in the field, and form thematic issues and articles on current topics of interest to educational contributions suitable for classroom use.
Lampas is published in four issues per volume.
Lampas is published in Delayed Open Access. All articles are freely accessible after 2 years under the following Creative Commons license: Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).
dr. Rutger Allan, Ancient Greek language and literature, VU University Amsterdam
dr. Bert van den Berg, Ancient Philosophy, Leiden University
dr. Jaap-Jan Flinterman, Ancient History, VU University Amsterdam
dr. Mark Heerink, Latin, University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam
dr. Michiel van der Keur, Latin, University of Groningen
dr. Hugo Koning, Classical Languages, Stanislascollege Delft
dr. Suzanne Luger, Classical Languages, St. Ignatiusgymnasium Amsterdam, ILO/POWL, University of Amsterdam
dr. Stephan Mols, Classical Archaeology, Radboud University Nijmegen
dr. Kokkie van Oeveren, Classical Languages, St. Ignatius-gymnasium Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, VCN
dr. Remco Regtuit, Ancient Greek language and literature, University of Groningen)
dr. Sofie Remijsen, Ancient History, University of Amsterdam
dr. Rodie Risselada (chair), Latin, University of Amsterdam
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Editorial office Lampas / Lola Bos
Universiteit van Amsterdam - Opleiding GLTC
1090 GE Amsterdam
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Lampas uses a double-blind peer review system.
Because of the intended (Dutch-speaking) readership of Lampas, we prefer contributions in Dutch. Because of the international character of academia, these are prefaced by a summary in English.
Articles in this journal have Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs), which are registered with CrossRef. The DOI is a unique number that identifies a published article. The DOI provides a link to current information about that article, including where it can be found online, irrespective of any changes in the journal or publishing company website.
For long-term preservation, all issues of this journal are archived at the Dutch National Library and Portico.
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