Boethius (ca. 480-524 A.D.)

Carmina Philosophiae

Carmina Philosophiae — the journal of the International Boethius Society —is edited by Dr. Philip Edward Phillips, Associate Professor of English at MTSU, and Dr. Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Professor of English at Troy University .

An interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of Boethius, his age, and his influence, Carmina Philosophiae: Journal of the International Boethius Society (ISSN 1075-4407) solicits full-length articles, review essays, and book reviews for upcoming issues. Essay topics may include subjects such as Boethius's place within the classical tradition, the history and politics of the late Roman Empire, the early Byzantine Empire, and the Ostrogothic Kingdom, and the reception and influence of Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy and other writings in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Manuscript editions of Boethius's works are also invited. The primary language of the journal is English, although submissions in French will be considered.

All articles are bibliographically indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the International Medieval Bibliography, The Philosopher's Index, and the Iter Bibliography.

Submission Instructions:

Authors should submit two copies of their articles, which should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12-point font. Notes should be printed as endnotes, not footnotes. Authors should refer to The Chicago Manual of Style, 14 th ed. (Chicago, 1993) when preparing their articles for submission. Parenthetical and bibliographic references to Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae should follow the following format: 1m5.1-2 (Book I, Meter 5, lines 1-2) and 3p10.1-10 (Book IIII, Prose 10, lines 1-10).

For the purposes of peer-review, the author's name should appear only on the first page of the manuscript. The author should avoid self-identification in the argument or documentation of the article. If the article contains illustrations, then the author should include legible photocopies, not originals; if an article is accepted, the author will be responsible for supplying high-quality black-and-white glossy photographs and securing permission to reproduce them. Rejected manuscripts will be returned if the author supplies a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Articles accepted for publication should be resubmitted with any required corrections or revisions on a PC-formatted diskette in MS Word or as an MS Word attachment; a hard copy of the final version should be submitted as well by regular post or by fax.

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Carmina Philosophiae

Please address all journal submissions and inquiries to:

Philip Edward Phillips, Editor
Carmina Philosophiae
Department of English
Box 70
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro , TN 37132