Rome is in the Italian peninsula by the Mediterranean. It also has many mountain ranges and rivers.
Etruscan influence on roman engineering
The myth about how Rome came to be was about twins that are secretly royalty and helped their grand father get the throne back. afterwards, they build a city named Rome due Romulus killing Remus in a fight over what to name the city.
Greek influence on Roman architecture
Rome took many ideas from these people such as gladiatorial fights and chariot racing. The Etruscans originally used slave fights and races.
Greek influence on roman culture
two adapted yet already existing structures were the arch and the Cuniculus. The Romans adapted this over time and became better engineers than the Etruscans. They used them to make theatares,bridges, stadiums, and aqueducts.
The Romans also used Greek architectural styles and techniques such as pillars and concrete. The Parthenon, for example is very similar to the pantheon.
Roman culture is very similar to Greek culture in many ways. The gods both have similar characteristics and roles. They also had similar life like sculptures of people and gods.