Anglo-Saxon 1 (2007) 385–93
style-sheet for prospective contributors
All articles should be submitted in English. This journal’s range of reference is as
specified opposite the title-page: Anglo-Saxon is ‘devoted to the culture of Anglo-
Saxon England, both at home and abroad’; in other words, any matter relating to
the Anglo-Saxons is deemed to fall within its purview. Articles submitted will be
refereed in a timely manner by two scholars (at least one of whom will be a member
of the full editorial team listed opposite the title-page) whose reports (anonymised)
will be sent to the author by the relevant Executive Editor. Please submit your
article to the one of the Executive Editors who stands nearest to your
subject-matter, or, if you prefer, route it via a member of the Editorial Advisory
Board. This journal does not publish reviews (other than an occasional
review-article of exceptionally important work): review-copies sent will be treated as
What follows cannot be a comprehensive guide to the style used in Anglo-Saxon,
but it seeks to deal with the main questions at adequate length.
I. HEADINGS AND SUBHEADINGS
1. The layout of the first page of each article will be as in volume 1 (2007).
2. Subheadings in articles should respect the hierarchy (i) centred small roman capitals, (ii)
italic lower-case type aligned to the left margin.
1. Quotations of no more than thirty words in Modern English should be placed within single
inverted commas and set continuously with the text. Any larger number should begin on a
new line, be set in smaller type and at full measure (viz, not indented).
2. Quotations in languages other than Modern English, if of no more than thirty words,
should be italicised; if a quotation is longer, the same rule should be followed as for
English-language examples. Any quotation from an ancient or mediaeval language should
be followed by an English translation placed within single inverte