European Cultures


What is the European Culture? Can we even talk about European Culture?

The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the European cultural region and the European culture is largely rooted in what is often referred to as its "common cultural heritage".

This subject can be approached under many different perspectives and it is impossible to form a single, all-embracing conception of European Culture. Nevertheless, there are some core elements that form the cultural foundation of modern Europe.


One list of these elements given by K. Bochmann includes: