In Rome, there are many mountains to act as natural barriers. It is also a peninsula located in central northern Italy.
Etruscan influence of sports
They are twins and they say someone went out to kill them by drowning them in a river but the little crate they were in made them float. They flowed down the river and were stopped by a bush and a wolf came along and raised them for a while until a farmer came and rescued them and raised them a little bit more and he raised them as if they were his own kids. Then the farmer took them back home and they fought over the name for Rome. They fought until one brother died and the other gave it its name Rome.
Greek influence of architecture
The influence of Greek ideas are in Roman architecture, writing, art, and mythology.
Greek influence of writing, art, and religion
Rome adopted some sports from Etruscan. Some people that participated in these sports risked their lives.
They used columns on important building and they were used a lot.
Writing, art, and religion influenced Rome and it shaped what Rome does today.