Hermathena is a Trinity College Dublin Review, published under the auspices of the Department of Classics in the School of Histories and Humanities. Printed since 1873 without break, it is one of the longest-running classical journals in the world. It features articles about the Classical and Near Eastern worlds of Antiquity, and their extension into modern times. Contributions are welcomed from leading scholars in the field. Guest editors are on occasion invited to edit special issues on particular themes. All articles submitted for publication are sent out for peer review. Appearing twice yearly, the journal enjoys a world-wide audience.
Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I of England. It is now a flourishing modern university with almost 16,000 students and a top-ranking international reputation. It has had a long and strong tradition of Classical scholarship which continues to the present day.