The empire of Rome was built by the latins. They built a village, that became Rome, on a hill in centeral Italy overlooking the Tiber River. The land is about a dozen miles inland from the sea.
Influence of Etruscan Sports
The myth is that someone tried to drwon the two brothers when they were babies and a wolf saved them. They built a city and didn't agree on what it would be named. They started to fight like the animals they were raised by and Romulus killed his brother and named the city Rome.
Influence of Greek Arcitecture
The Etruscan engineering helped the Roman empire by giving them there science of building strong structures. Rome adapted two important Etruscan structures that where archways and the coniculus.
Influence of Greek Art, Writing, and Religion
Rome adapted bloody fighting techniques from the Etruscans. Including slave fighting, chariot racing and people fighting as gladiators. People would fight other people and aniamls all these events would often cause injury or death.
The columns found on Roman building was originally created in Greek architecture. The Romans often put columns on their government buildings and built temples such as the Pantheon. In Rome they figured out how to make their columns and temples with a stronger material like cement.
The Romans writing techniques had many similarities with Greek writing. They both had all capital letters and wrote important messages on stone and set them where people could see. The same with the Romans art they took many traits from the Greek, but had more detailed faces on sculptures/pottery. It is a mixture of all cultures when it comes to their religion.