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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Europe

Western Europe, or West Europe, is the region comprising the western part of Europe. Below ... By contrast, the Eastern Roman Empire, mostly known as the Greek or Byzantine Empire, survived and even thrived for another 1000 years.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_world

The Western world or the West is a term usually referring to various nations, depending on the ... It contrasted Europe with the cultures and civilizations of the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South .... Western society traces its cultural origins, at least partially, to Greek thought and Christian religion , thus ...

www.city-data.com/forum/europe/1636492-greece-part-western-europe.html

Greece is often classified as Western Europe, I suspect because of its perceived kinship to Spain and Italy and for its role as the birth of ...

www.politico.eu/article/the-greeks-are-not-western

Apr 22, 2015 ... Greece and Russia breathe new life into their ancient Eastern alliance. ... and the EU, that it gained a land border with another Western country.

francistapon.com/Travels/Eastern-Europe/Greece

Many people consider Greece in Western Europe, not Eastern Europe. However, geographically, if you had to pick a side, it's clearly in Eastern Europe. If you go ...

www.quora.com/What-countries-are-considered-to-be-Western-Europe

There is no official entity named "Western Europe", unlike say, EU or EFTA. So, different ... but Spain, Portugal, Vatican City, Italy the European part of Turkey and Greece are "Southern Europe". ... and then Norway, Sweden, Denmark Finland, ...

www.ibtimes.com/are-greeks-really-european-212891

Nov 9, 2011 ... The Greek nation has had a vastly different history and trajectory from the dominant countries of Western Europe.

www.economist.com/node/15213108

Jan 7, 2010 ... “Eastern Europe” is a geographical oddity that includes the Czech ... the continent) but not Greece or Cyprus (supposedly “western” Europe but ...

www.stratfor.com/weekly/greece-european

Jun 6, 2012 ... Moreover, rather than having a moderate left-wing party and a modern conservative one, as is common throughout Western Europe, in Greece ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/07/is-greece-a-part-of-europe/397796

Jul 7, 2015 ... The gamble failed and Western European navies occupied Greek ports. Greene, who is currently teaching a course in Thessaloniki, said she's ...