Ancient Civilization: Political Institutions and Legal Regulation

Dear Colleagues!

The Research and Educational Centre for Classical Studies at Yaroslavl State University (Russia) resumes acceptance of papers for the web-conference «Ancient Civilization: Political Institutions and Legal Regulation» which is currently conducted on the Centre’s website. The format of the event is a forum-like discussion of presented papers. All professors, PhD students and qualified scholars in Classical Studies are invited to participate.

Only papers on ancient Greece and Rome are accepted.

Taking into consideration results of the conference “first phase”, we would like to emphasize, that a participant, whose paper has been accepted, must sign up on the website. We strongly recommend that all presenters check from time to time the page with their work and answer the comments. It is also supposed that those, whose papers are posted, will participate in discussion of other papers. (All comments, written in Russian, we will translate into English.)

  • Papers (in English) are to be submitted by the 31st of March 2012 and will be posted right after their acceptance.

  • Length of a paper: up to 20,000 characters.

  • Abstract of approximately 1,500 characters is required (it will be further translated into Russian).

  • State your first name, family name, current position, affiliation, mailing (postal) address, e-mail address.

It is planned to publish the conference proceedings.

Please, email your papers to You are welcome to specify any information by using this e-mail address.


The deadline for submission of papers to the web-conference “Ancient Civilization: Political Institutions and Legal Regulation” had expired on March 31, 2012.

We will appreciate your suggestions and remarks concerning the conference. Comments of this kind submit at the foot of this page:

Approximately at the end of May it is planned to start preparation of the conference proceedings, where some of the comments may be included (by agreement with their authors) in order to present discussion of the papers in print form. However after the end of May the opportunity to submit new comments will be preserved.

All authors are informed of new comments to their papers. All messages are now premoderated. In case your comment is displayed incorrectly, administrators edit its text to ensure correct display of the message.


  1. Giarelli L.Res publica Camunnorum”: a small Roman Republic in the Alps.
  2. Varga R.Constitutio Antoniniana. Law and Individual in a Time of Change.
  3. Filonik J. “Athenian Laws on Impiety – Some Notes on the Procedures.
  4. Zacharski M. “The Normative Aspect of the Concept of φύσις and the Origin of the Naturalistic Fallacy.


  1. Voloshin D. Gladiatorial Combats as Political Mass Spectacle and Instrument of “Social Training”.
  2. Gouschin V. Ephialtes versus Areopagus.
  3. Danilov E. Tranquility of the Soul in Interpretation of the Roman Citizens.
  4. Dementyeva V. Die Legaten-Proquästoren in der Römischen Republik am Ende 3. Jh. -1 Jh. V. Chr.
  5. Malyugin O. Administrative Division of Late Roman Britain and the Problem of the Province of Valentia in Anglo-American Historiography.
  6. Nefedkin A. Recruitment and Organization of Cavalry in Aetolian League.
  7. Nikolayev N. On Reconstruction of the Dedication Formula of the Olbian Molpoi
  8. Surikov I. What was the Name of the Supreme Government Body in the Democratic Athenian Polis?
  9. Frolov R. The Designations of the Roman Non-Voting Public Meetings in Livy’s Work: the contio and Its Derivatives
  10. Tsimbal O. The Theoric Board in the System of Athenian Financial Offices in the 4th Century B.C.
  11. Shmeleva L. The Formation of the ius fetiale in the Ancient Rome (8th-6th Centuries B.C.).

*While reading a summary, select «РУССКИЙ» in the top right corner of the page to see the full version of the paper in Russian

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