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The word culture in Western culture is used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms , ethical values , traditional customs , religious beliefs, political systems , and specific artifacts and technologies . Specifically, Western culture may imply the following: A Graeco

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The Western world , also known as the West and the Occident (from Latin : occidens "sunset, west"; as contrasted with the Orient ), is a term referring to the countries of the Americas , as well all countries of Western (including Greece and Cyprus ) [ 1 ] , Northern , and Central Europe

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Culture of Romania print that page

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Romania has a unique culture , which is the product of its geography and of its distinct historical evolution. Like Romanians themselves, it is defined as the meeting point of three regions: Central Europe , Eastern Europe , and the Balkans , but cannot be truly included in any of them because

Culture of Australia print that page

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The culture of Australia is essentially a Western culture influenced by the unique geography of the Australian continent and by the diverse input of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and various waves of multi-ethnic migration which followed the British colonisation of

Culture of Malta print that page

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The culture of Malta is the culture of the Maltese islanders and reflects various societies that have come into contact with the Maltese Islands throughout the centuries, including neighbouring Mediterranean cultures, and the cultures of the nations that ruled Malta for long periods of

Arab culture print that page

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Islam It is sometimes difficult to translate Islamic concepts, and concepts specific to Arab culture at the beginning, without using the original Arabic terminology. The Qur'an is written in Arabic, and Muslims traditionally deem it impossible to translate in a way that adequately expresses

Russian culture print that page

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Russian culture started from that of the East Slavs , with their pagan beliefs and specific way of life in the wooded areas of Eastern Europe. Early on, the culture of Russian ancestors was much influenced by neighbouring Finno-Ugric tribes and by nomadic , mainly Turkic , peoples of the

Beaker culture print that page

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The Bell-Beaker culture (sometimes shortened to Beaker culture , Beaker people , or Beaker folk ; German : Glockenbecherkultur ), ca. 2400 – 1800 BC, [ 1 ] is the term for a widely scattered cultural phenomenon of prehistoric western Europe starting in the late Neolithic or Chalcolithic

Culture of Greece print that page

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The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Mycenaean Greece , continuing most notably into Classical Greece , through the influence of the Roman Empire and its Greek Eastern successor the Byzantine Empire . Foreign occupiers such as the Ottoman Empire , medieval

History of Western civilization print that page

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Roots of the Western civilization in its broader sense may be traced back to 9000 BC, when around the headwaters of the Euphrates , Tigris , and Jordan Rivers farming began, spreading outwards across Europe; the West thus produced the world's first cities, states, and empires. [ 1 ] However