About the Journal

Provinciae Romanae. Interdisciplinary Journal on Roman Provinces (PR) focuses on territories within the Roman Provinces from the 3rd century BCE to the 7th century CE. It is a peer-reviewed academic journal with an interdisciplinary perspective. The primary objective is to provide a contemporary agora for scholars with diverse geographical and educational backgrounds to publish their research results. The main thematic areas include archaeology, history, epigraphy, papyrology, material culture, and other disciplines related to Roman Provinces.

The journal follows a diamond open access model, making articles freely accessible to all readers under a Creative Commons license. Authors are not required to pay any article processing charges.

Peer review 

The Journal publishes articles and reviews in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The articles published in our journal go through a double blind peer review process. After an initial review by the editors, each contribution is anonymised and evaluated by at least two anonymous reviewers.

Publication Frequency

Contents are published using a continuous publication model: contributions will be published as soon as they are ready, with the benefit of sharing research results faster.

Open Access Policy

Provinciae Romanae is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. Users are allowed to read, download, copy or use the content for any lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. The content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0).

The Journal does not charge any article processing charges (APCs) or article submission charges (ASCs) and does allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.

Publication ethics and Plagiarism

Provincae Romanae endeavours to ensure the high quality of its publications. It adheres to high standards of ethical behaviour and expects them to be adhered to by all parties involved in the publication. This includes the author, journal editor, peer reviewers, and publisher. Provinciae Romane follows the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) for the preservation of scientific integrity.
The Journal is committed to promoting codes of conduct that serve good academic practice. For the publication of epigraphic material, the Journal adheres to the guidelines published by Epigraphy.info on the Handling of Unpublished Inscriptions.
For articles containing editions of unpublished papyri, the Journal encourages the documentation of provenance and of circumstances of acquisition  according to the "Joint statement (AIP-ASP) on the papyrus trade (2022)".