The Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, founded by Reinhold Merkelbach und Ludwig Koenen in 1967, publishes four to five volumes per year, altogether 162 volumes since 1967. It publishes articles of almost all disciplines connected with the Greek and Roman World, from literature, history, philosophy, culture, mainly, but not exclusively based on inscriptions and papyri, but also on coins and archaeological material. The journal is able to publish new and important documents in a very short time and gives scholars the opportunity to react quickly to new finds. The group of editors from different disciplines evaluate the incoming manuscripts including also referees from other countries.
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue
available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a
publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current
issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year
moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been
combined with another title.