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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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Our journal publishes original scientific works. All submissions are reviewed by specialists who are not affiliated with the author’s institution.

  1. The manuscript (text, figures and photographs) should not exceed twenty A4-format pages.
  2. Your text should be set in Times New Roman (TNR), 12 pt, 1.5 spacing. For emphasis, use italics and bold, but do not underline letters, words or sentences.
  3. The size of tables and figures must not exceed B-5 format (125 mm x 195 mm). Use 10 pt TNR for table captions and table content, single spacing. Any files with tables that you attach must be either .doc or .rtf format.


  1. Title in the article language (plus in Polish and English; this also applies to the summary and keywords).
  2. Author(s)’ name(s) and family name(s).
  3. Summary of 300–500 characters.
  4. Keywords: 6 should be provided to facilitate indexing and searching (in article language, Polish and English).
  5. The main text should include these sections: introduction, materials, methods, results, discussion, conclusions (or summary), and literature.
  6. The title and abstract (300–500 characters), as a translation of the summary, and the keywords should be provided in the article language, Polish and English.
  7. The address of the author(s)’ workplace, e.g., John Smith, Department of…, University of…, postal address, e-mail.
  8. Table titles and content, as well as figure captions and legends must be in article language; table and figure numbers must be in Arabic numerals.
  9. Measurements should follow the SI notation, e.g.: g·dm-3 (not g/dm3).


FOOTNOTES basically look like this:

Initial(s), surname, italicized article title, journal title in quotations marks/book title in italics, publisher, place and year of publication. See the following examples:

González Jiménez, La frontera de Granada: tres siglos de paz y de guerra, „Revista Murgetana” 65 (2014), nr 130, s. 17.
Izquierdo Benito, La crisis del siglo XIV en Castilla y sus repercusiones demográficas: los despoblados y su análisis arqueológico, w: Ars longa, vita brevis.Homenaje al Dr. Rafael Sancho de San Román, Real Academia de Bellas Artes y Ciencias Históricas de Toledo, Toledo 2006, s. 37.
M.T. Ferrer i Mallol, Les phénomènes migratoires entre les musulmans soumis à la couronne catalo-ara­gonaise pendant le Moyen Age, w: Migrations et diasporas méditerranéennes (Xe-XVIe siècles), eds. M. Balard, A. Ducellier, Publications de la Sorbonne, Paris 2002, s. 260.
Rodriguez Figueroa, Un ejemplo de exilio forzado; la conquista crisitana de Almería en 1147, w: Biografías almohades, t. II, eds. M.I. Fierro, M.L. Ávila, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid–Granada 2000, s. 11-55.

 BIBLIOGRAPHY basically looks like this:

Surname, initial(s), italicized article title, journal title in quotations marks/book title in italics, publisher, place and year of publication. See the following examples:

Albertí J., La Iglesia en llamas. La persecución religiosa en España durante la guerra civil, Destino, Barcelona 2008.
Alvira M., Prisoners of war in the Albigensian Crusade, 1209-1229, “e-Stratégica”, 1(2017), p. 269-284.
Bueno Monreal J.M., Las relaciones entre la Iglesia y el Estado en los modernos concordatos, Talleres Luz y Vida, Madrid 1931.
Czarna księga rewolucji francuskiej, red. R. Escande, tłum. K. Kubaszczyk, B. Biały, J. Gruszka, Jurek, Wydawnictwo AA, Kraków 2015.
Fuente de Pablo,  P. de la, La carretera del Gólgota: el martirio de sacerdotes en Rosas (Gerona) durante la Guerra Civil Española, “Roczniki Humanistyczne”, 65(2017), z. 2, s. 129-148.
Graham-Leigh  E., Justifying deaths. The chronicler Pierre des Vaux-de-Cernay and the massacre of Béziers, “Medieval Studies”, 63(2001), p. 283-303.
Niewiński A., Ideał etosu rycerza w “Libro del orden de caballeria” Ramona Llulla, “Roczniki Humanistyczne”, 66(2018), z. 2, p. 5-24.
Theatres of violence. Massacre, mass killing and atrocity throughout history, ed. Ph. Dwyer, L. Ryan, Berghahn Books, New York–Oxford 2015.
Senkowska-Gluck M., Rewolucja francuska 1789 roku przed sądem historii, w: Między polityką a kulturą, red. C. Kuklo, PWN, Warszawa 1999, s. 393-409.

  • All bibliographical terms such “page, book, part, in, trans., ed.” should be provided in the article language.
  • In general, titles of publications are given in the original or their translations into the article language.
  • If your manuscript has been reviewed, send us the reviewed/edited copy with the reviewer’s comments visible and the amended version via e-mail and a CD/DVD, plus your reply to the reviewer’s/editor’s comments. The main part of your manuscript (summaries, main text and bibliography) should be saved in a single file. Tables, figures, diagrams, photographs and other attachments should be included in their source form in a separate file, in an MS-Windows format (e.g. Excel, Corel Draw, Photoshop).
  • The authors are required to transfer their copyright to the Publisher and make a statement that the submitted text has not been published elsewhere.
  • The authors receive one copy of the issue.

Teka of the Historical Sciences Commission of the Learned Society of KUL |ISSN 2658-1175 eISSN 2719-3144 DOI: 10.18290/tkh

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