The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut nĂ©erlandais du Proche-Orient

Book Specifications
yearly ca. 350 pp.

Bibliotheca Orientalis

BiOr One year's subscription ISSN: 0006-1913

Bibliotheca Orientalis: subscription (one year)

Quadrimonthly journal containing reviews and bibliographical data on books published on the ancient and modern Near East

Edited by H. Gzella, R.E. Kon, A. van der Kooij, L. Limme, D.J.W. Meijer, M. Stol, W.J.I. Waal, and C. Waerzeggers. Editorial secretary: C.H. van Zoest.


Bibliotheca Orientalis, or BiOr for short, is a refereed journal appearing in three issues per year. Each issue contains three or four articles, reviews of ca. 50 books, and a list of books received.

Institutional or individual subscriptions can be purchased from Peeters Publishers, Leuven (Belgium) at € 149 per year + postage (+ 6% VAT if applicable).

Subscribers have additional access to the online version of the journal. The online version of Bibliotheca Orientalis is maintained by Peeters Online Journals (POJ). Full access to BiOr online (issues 1997-present) is included in journal subscriptions.



General information on BiOr

For authors, reviewers, and publishers

The publication schedule, guidelines for reviews and articles, and more, is found on our BiOr guidelines page. Publishers of books to be reviewed will also find useful information there.

Indexes on BiOr

Looking for a review of a specific book? All book reviews, articles, and In Memoriams published in BiOr from start to present are listed in the digitised indexes. Download BiOr indexes 1943-2022 (pdf, ca. 30 MB) and use the search function in your pdf viewer.