Aims & Scope
Since its establishment in 1988, Lexis
has declared its fields of interest and aims of study in the subtitle on the title page: Poetics, Rhetoric and Communication in the Classical Tradition
. Special attention was given, in the initial phase, to textual criticism understood as hermeneutics of the ancient and modern tradition. The journal gradually opened up to literary, historical and philosophical contributions with reference to the ancient world. Lexis
is listed in the international Scopus-Elsevier database. It is also among the scientific journals recognised as Class A in the evaluation list published by ANVUR (Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca). Lexis
was published, until 2019, by the publisher Adolf M. Hakkert (Amsterdam): https://www.tte.nl/hakkert/
issues 1 (1988) to 37 (2020) can be found at: http://www.lexisonline.eu/
. From 2020 Lexis is published by Edizioni Ca’ Foscari. Lexis belongs to the Department of Humanities and the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of Ca’ Foscari University Venice.