The Western world, otherwise called the West and the Occident, is combined of many different diverse countries and cities, including Rome, Greece, Jerusalem, and many more. The ancient western civilization was the development of the European people in the hunter-gatherer societies that first started to organize agricultural societies. Western human advancement is beneficiary to prior developments that were created out of the Mediterranean area. The idea of the Western area is its origins during the
“The 1,113 scenes depicted in the 15 stained glass windows tell the story of mankind from Genesis through to Christ’s resurrection. Fourteen of the windows, depicting episodes from the bible should be read from left to right, from the bottom upwards.” (“A gem”). The first window shows the images of Genesis and the beginning while the second is the story of Moses who was found by an Egyptian princess after his mother sent him away to save his life. He would later lead the Hebrews out of slavery. The
Plummer, ed. Studies in Medieval Culture, vol. 15. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 1981. Yardley, Anne Bagnall, "'Ful weel she soong the service dyvyne': The Cloistered Musician in the Middle Ages." In Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150-1950. Jane Bowers and Judith Tick, eds. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1986, pp. 15-38.
Similarities and Difference of Japan and Western Europe Both Japan and Europe were politically similar for many reasons: Each strove to maintain a centralized government. For Japan the leader was to be called an emperor or empress who could only be a part of the royal family if they were related to the Shinto sun goddess. As for Europe, the leader was to be called a king or a queen. Like Japan, not just anybody could become royalty. Kings and queens came from a long descent of an Imperial family
created. In each case, the specific relevance and importance of the pieces to the associated environment have been determined according to prevailing local civic attitudes. The service of urban public art to the civilized population is as old as civilization itself. Ancient monuments, architecture, and sculpture of almost every continent and every era are important facets of historic cultures. Exceptional figures and events have been immortalized through art. Religions have been fostered through