Geography and Development of ancient Rome.

Geography and Development of ancient Rome.

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  • Geography and location of Rome.
  • Myths of Romulus and Remus
  • Influence of Etruscan Engineering
  • Rome is in a area with lots of plants, mountains, grass, and other related nature things.  With big grand building, temples, and more. They also always made unique art work that as all around ancient Rome along the pillars  that the USA copied that is in Washington. Rome is located in Italy, which includes a peninsula and islands in southern Europe
  • Influence of Esteban sports
  • The Greeks also were a major influence on Roman culture. The Romans learned about Greek culture when Greek colonists established towns in southern Italy and on the island of Sicily.Romans also discovered Greek ways from traders and the many Greeks who came to Rome.
  • Influence of Greek Architecture 
  • The Romans became excellent builders because they learned many techniques about engineering, or the science of building, from the Etruscan. Two important Etruscan structures the Romans adapted were the arch and the cumulus.  
  • Influence of Greek art, Religion, and writing
  • 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.
  • The Romans borrowed and adapted ideas from the Greeks, as well as the Etruscan. Greek architecture was one important influence on the Romans. The Greeks constructed marble temples as homes for their gods. Temples like the Parthenon had stately columns that added to their beauty.
  • Greek civilization had a huge influence on Roman culture. The Romans used Greek temple designs in their own buildings. They used Greek-style capital letters in their writing, and many Roman poets were inspired by Greek poetry and stories.
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