Rome is around the center of the Italian peninsula. Italy has many hills and mountains that were hard to travel over.
The twins were born around 770 BC. The two brothers were born and then abandoned in a crate thrown into the river. They were rescued by a she-wolf, and they were taken into her cave. They were shortly found by the Sheppard, and raised to adult hood. they planned to build a city were the she wolf had mothered them. Romulus killed his brother in argument that he had the powers of the gods.
The Etruscan arch rested on two pillars that supported a half circle of wedge-shaped stones.They used .arches to build bridges, stadiums, and aqueducts to carry water over long distances. A cuniculus is a diversionary water channel, used by ancient civilizations on the Italian Peninsula
The first was slave fighting. The Etruscan custom was to stage slave fights during funerals. Two slaves of the dead master fought to the death with swords and small shields. After being congratulated, the winner was executed. The Etruscans also enjoyed watching chariot races. The drivers, or charioteers, were strapped to their chariots. If a chariot overturned, a driver could be dragged under the chariot’s wheels or trampled by the horses.
Greek Influence on Roman Architecture. The Romans were tremendous builders, engineers, and architects in their own right, but in the course of conquering the western world, they were heavily influenced by the Greeks. The prodigious use of the Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian Orders is the most obvious example of this.
Roman art was heavily influenced by the Greeks. Roman sculptures are a very obvious example of this. You can tell this because the Greeks made a lot of detailed sculptures.