The Geography of Rome is on a penisula ,so they had a lot of water around where they lived. In the land of Rome their was a lot of mountains and the rich lived in stone houses with columns and the poor lived in thatched houses.
Influence of Etruscan Sports
In the myth Romulus and Remus there were to twins and their dad did not want them to get power. Their dad threw them in the Tiber River. A wolf came to the rescue and saved them both. When they were drying off in a nearby shed Romulus murdered his brother. Romulus became king and he named the city Rome.
Influence of Greek Architecture
In Rome they were said to have made the arch ,but they actually "influenced" or copy the Etruscan's ideas. Etruscans were actually the first to start enginerring and the Romans influenced and tweaked the arch a little bit.
Influence of Greek Art, Religion, and Writing
This is our Art Style influenced of course
The Etruscan's had two bloody,gory sports. One of the was chariot racing and it was really dangerous. If you somehow fell of you chariot you could be trampled to death by the other horses. The second sport was gladiator fighting. They got two slaves and they made them fight each other to the death even if they were friends.
The Romans used many of the Greek's architecture including columns. Many of the columns or buildings in Rome are similar to Greece. Rome also has the Panthenon which is a very similar to the Parthenon in Greece.
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Romans influenced art from Greece including pottery and other things. They worshipped the same gods as the Greeks ,but changed their names. The Romans copied the Greeks alphabet and wrote in all caps just like the Greeks did. They also wrote on stone tablets just like the Greeks did.