Western may refer to:
- Western (genre), a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West
- Western fiction, the Western genre as featured in literature
- Western music (North America), a type of American folk music
- Western world
- Western culture
Other articles related to "western":
... the throne by the Burgundian magister militum Gundobad in the western capital of Ravenna ... Emperor and had the right to select a new western counterpart ... of Dalmatia, technically a part of the western empire but in practical terms an autonomous region since at least the time of Marcellinus' rule there ...
... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide, with the Roman Catholic Church accounting for over half and various Protestant and related denominations ... Anglicans are some of the larger and older Western denominations outside the Roman Catholic Church ...
... Western Publishing, a defunct publishing company The Western, a hotel/casino in Las Vegas Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada Western text-type, used in textual criticism of Greek New Testament ...
... See also Western betrayal and Territorial changes of Poland after World War II A Provisional Government of National Unity recognized by all three powers should be created (known as the Lublin Poles) ... Recognition of the Soviet controlled government by the Western Powers effectively meant the end of recognition for the existing Polish government-in-exile (known as the London Poles) ... The provisional western border should be the Oder-Neisse line, defined by the Oder and Neisse rivers ...
... Western Christianity is a term used to include the Latin Church of the Catholic Church and groups historically derivative thereof, including the churches of the ... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide ... Western Christianity developed and came to be predominant in most of Western, Northern, Central, Southern and parts of Eastern Europe, ancient Northern Africa, Southern Africa, and throughout Australia and the ...
Famous quotes containing the word western:
“Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.”
—Camille Paglia (b. 1947)
“Cinema is the culmination of the obsessive, mechanistic male drive in western culture. The movie projector is an Apollonian straightshooter, demonstrating the link between aggression and art. Every pictorial framing is a ritual limitation, a barred precinct.”
—Camille Paglia (b. 1947)
“trying to live in the terrible western world
here where to love at alls to be a politician, as to love a poem
—Frank OHara (19261966)