Ancient History Encyclopedia has the goal to provide free peer-reviewed ancient history information on the internet. To do that, we need content!

How to submit

You can submit directly on the website, using one of the buttons below. It is your choice what you write about, but you can find out what is missing to get some inspiration.

If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to email us at .


A definition of the subject, several paragraphs long, like you would find in an encyclopedia or dictionary.

Write Definition


A map, photo, or drawing that helps illustrate the subject. A picture is worth a thousand words!

Upload Illustration


An academic article that explores the subject in depth, much longer than a definition.

Write Article


A very short timeline entry of a sentence or two that will be displayed next to definitions.

Add Timeline Event

Who can submit?

Anybody with knowledge of ancient history can submit content. Our editors review all submissions for quality of writing, coherence, and accuracy. After initial publication the submission is peer-reviewed by a specialist on the subject. Both our editors and peer reviewers may get back to you for corrections or clarification.

As we are a non-profit website, we cannot pay for submissions. All content on this site is created by volunteers. By submitting you agree to our legal terms, especially those regarding copyright.

Please read our style guide before submitting!

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