The e-journal “Electra” welcomes submissions of articles for its forthcoming volume (due to appear in 2018), which will exclusively focus on “Cheating in Ancient Myth”. Contributors are encouraged to explore all aspects of “cheating”, understood in its widest sense as “art of deceit”, in both Greek and Roman mythological tradition. In particular, the volume seeks to highlight “cheating” as a multidimensional narrative pattern and analyze its multifaceted manifestations in all thematic fields (e.g. warfare, love affairs, sympotic context, etc.), against both human and divine backdrops.

All submissions must be original and written in one of the following languages: Greek, English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Please, send your submission directly to the chief editor of “Electra”, Professor Menelaos Christopoulos ([email protected]).

Deadline for submissions: 28th February 2018 (NB the deadline will be strictly observed).

For those who do not know us (yet): “Electra” ( is an electronic journal issued by the “Centre for the Study of Myth and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity” (, which is founded by and affiliated with the Department of Philology of the University of Patras, Greece (

“Electra” relies on double-blind peer review process, in order to ensure the quality and originality of its publications.

For further information, please contact Athina Papachrysostomou ([email protected])