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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Myths on the Map

Edited by Greta Hawes.

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World; Classical Literature. 352 pages.

The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically...

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intolerance, intellectual and religious

Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World; Classical Philosophy. 519 words.

For most Greek states our evidence is too poor and patchy for us to be able to say much. We know a little about 5th-cent. bce Athens. Sir K. Popper famously praised it as an ‘open society’ but the...

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