Rome is located in Italy , it was surrounded with peninsulas and islands because it was in southern South. The Rome was inspired by the Greek Architecture , religion , art , and writing .
Etruscan Influence on sports
The myth is that a princess gave birth to two twin baby boys , the boys names where Romulus and Remus . The boys father was Mars and he was the god of war . The princess's uncle was scared that the boys would grow up to take their fathers throne , so her uncle ordered his men to drown the boys in the Timber river . A wolf saved the boys before they drowned .
Greek Influence of architecture
The Romans became excellent builders because they learned most of their techniques from Etruscan . Two important Etruscan and Romans adapted was the arch and the cuniculus .
Greek Influence on writing , art , and religion
Romans adapted two bloody sporting events of Etruscan . The first event was slaves fighting , and there was also chariot racing . In Rome thousands of slaves died fighting as gladiators .
Greek architecture was one of the important influence on the Romans . The Romans used Greek designs for their own places that where public .
The Romans borrowed and altered the Etruscan alphabet . The Greek influence Rome on painting , and sculpture . The Romans adopted many Greek gods as their own , but they gave them Rome names .