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​Manuscripts: Berytus encourages the submission of articles written in English (preferably), or French dedicated to the archaeological study of Syria, Lebanon and neighbouring regions, and in related fields. Manuscripts submitted to the journal may not be or have been published or submitted elsewhere. Submissions are subject to peer review that maintains the anonymity of authors and reviewers. A decision will be reached as quickly as possible, but Berytus is not responsible for delays in the decision process. 

Upon publication, authors will receive one copy of the issue in which it appears and a PDF version of their article.

Articles to be considered for publication should be submitted by e-mail attachment to:

The text must be in Microsoft Word. 

Manuscripts must include a cover page containing the title, author’s name, author’s affiliation (including email), an abstract of no more than 150 words and keywords. 

Style: Text and reference note style must conform to the Berytus Contributor’s Guidelines, which may be accessed here​. Manuscripts which fail to follow Contributor’s Guidelines may be returned to the author for further style formatting. Any Arabic transliteration follows the style of the International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 

Books for review: Publishers who wish to have their titles considered for review should in the first instance email: 

Review copies should be sent to: The Editor, Berytus, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon.

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