Rome was located in Italy, witch meant it was on a peninsula. Rome was also located on islands that were in southern Europe.
Etruscan influence of sports on the Romans
When Romulus and Remus were babies someone broke into their home and kidnapped them and put them in a river. Then after a while a pack of wolves found them, took them, and raised them. Then an old man found them and raised them until they got older, then built a empire. They fought over if it should be named Rome or Reme. Then they got into a fight and Remus died so it was named Rome.
Greek influence of architecture on the Roman civilization
Two important Etruscan structures the Romans adapted were the arch and the cuniculus.
Greek influence of writing
Romans also adapted two bloody Etruscan sporting events. The first was slave fighting. Etruscan spectators also enjoyed watching chariot events.
Greek architecture was one important influence on the Romans. The Romans used Greek designs in their own public buildings.
Greek and Roman alphabet were very similar. Romans were inspired by Greek poetry and myths.