Rome is a penisula off the coast of Italy. It started out very small but the emprie eventually grew very large.
The influence of Etruscan Sports
In the myth of Romulous and Remus the two boys are too be assasinated. They end up getting set in a river and being left to die. Then a wolf ends up picking them up and they get raised by it and end up learning they are princes. When they learned they were princes they go and make a city and romulous kills Remus and names it Rome.
The influence of Greek Architecture
Etruscan engineering helped the Romans discover the arch. The arch was used in many important buildings like the Coloseum
The influence of Greek Art/Religion
In Etruscan Sporting events they held chariot races and gladiator events. In these events therwere many fatalities.
Romans were greatly influenced by the Greeks. They learned how to make different types of columns using concrete.
The Romans took alot of Greeks religion. The Romans worshiped many gods many of which were adapted from greek but had their names changed.