The Etruscan influence of engineering on the Romans
This is the Ancient building in Rome
The Religion of Rome
The tale of Romulus and Remus is a colorful myth, but in this lesson you will learn about the real founding of Rome. You will learn how Rome's location on the Italian Peninsula brought it in contact with two neighboring groups.
The Education of Rome
As Rome grew, Roman culture was greatly influenced by two of Rome's neighbors,the Etruscans and the Greeks. The Romans borrowed many ideas and skills from these two groups, beginning with the Etruscans.
The Rome Country Life
Religion was important to the Romans. As you may know, the Romans adopted many Greek gods. They also adopted gods from other cultures to create their own group of gods.
If you had grown up in ancient Rome, your education would have depended on the type of family you were born into.
Rome was one of many cities scattered throughout the Roman Empire. But 90 percent of the empire's people lived in the country where the rich and poor also led very different lives.