The location of ancient Greece is in Europe. Geography of Rome, the development of civilization is affected by geography.
Etruscan influence of sports on the Romans
The tale of Romulus and Remus is a colorful myth, but in this lesson you will learn about the real founding of Rome. You will learn how Rome's location on the Italian Peninsula brought it in contact with two neighboring groups. Interaction with these groups, the Etruscan and the Greeks, influenced Roman culture in the fields of engineering sports, architecture, writing, art, and religion.
Greek influence of architecture on the Roman civilization
Two groups who greatly influenced Roman culture were the Etruscans and the Greeks. They were influenced with arches. The Roman arch was the foundation of Rome's architectural mastery and massive expanse of building projects across the ancient world. .They also adopted some Etruscan sporting events. Greek civilization had a huge influence on Roman culture.
Greek influence of writing, art, and religion on the Romans
Etruscan spectators also enjoyed watching chariot races. The charioteers, or drivers, were strapped to their chariots. If a chariot overturned, they could be dragged under the chariot's wheels or trampled by the horses. These fierce competitions often resulted in injury or death.
Greek Influence on Roman Architecture. The Romanswere tremendous builders, engineers, and architectsin their own right, but in the course of conquering the western world, they were heavily influencedaesthetically by the Greeks. The prodigious use of the Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian Orders is the most obvious example
Greek pottery was valued throughout the Mediterranean world for its usefulness and beauty. Greek potters created large clay vessels for storing food, water, and wine. They often painted black figures on the red clay. Some of their designs showed pictures of gods and heroes, while others illustrated people in their daily lives. The Romans eagerly brought the work of Greek potters into their homes. Roman artists imitated the technique, but developed their own style.