Describe the Etruscan influence of engineering on the Romans
Describe the Etruscan influence of sports on the Romans.
Explain the Greek influence of architecture on the Roman civilization.
The Romans became excellent builders because they learned many techniques about engineering, or the science of building, from the Etruscans. Two important Etruscan structures the Romans adapted were the arch and the cuniculus. Etruscan arches rested on two pillars, which supported a half-circle of wedge-shaped stones. A keystone in the center held the other stones of the arch tightly in place.
Explain the Greek influence of writing, art, or religion on the Romans.