Geography of Ancient Rome

Geography of Ancient Rome

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  • Geography and Location of Rome
  • Myth of Romulus and Remus 
  • influence Etruscan of Engineering
  • Ancient Rome is built on a peninsula in Italy.Also Rome was built on the banks of the Tiber river.Also was in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Influence of Etruscan sports
  • Romulus and Remus father was Mars,the god of war.But the king was afraid the boys would grow up and take the throne.So he order them to be drowned in the Tiber river.But before the boys drowned a wolf came a saved them.The boys went on to build up Rome.
  • Influence of Greek Architecture
  • The Romans adapted to a lot of the Etruscan engineering.They adapted to things like arches,cuniculus,and the science of building.The Etruscan were great engineering,but in time the Romes became better.
  • Influence of Greek Art,Religion,and writing 
  • The Romans adapted to a lot of the Etruscan's sporting events.Like Slave fighting,when two slaves of the dead mater would fight to the death,but the winner was executed.Also chariot races,were enjoyed by the Etruscan's and the Romans.The Romans did a lot of the same sporting events as the Etruscan's did.
  • The Romans did a lot of the same things Greeks did for architecture .Such as columns,temples,Pantheon,concrete ,and even the Colosseum.So the Romans Borrowed and adapted to a lot of Greek Architecture.
  • The Greeks influenced the Romans Art,Religion,and writing.The influence of art was pottery,paints,and sculptures.The Romans followed many Etruscan rituals in founding their cities.But it was mostly the Greeks who influenced the idea for their gods,the Romans just renamed the Greek god with Roman names.The Greek alphabet was adopted and then changed by the Etruscans.The Romans then borrowed and changed the Etruscan alphabet.Also the Romans use all Capital letters and stone plaques.
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