Today, much less is known about the Etruscans than of their Roman successors. The Etruscans dominated much of Italy centuries before the Roman Empire came into existence, and though much of their original work was wiped out by Roman conquest, their influence survived in Roman art. However, the conquest of Grecian territories brought Rome in greater contact with the pottery, mosaics, temples and sculpture of the Greeks.

Ancient Rome is traditionally regarded as the birthplace of modern Western art and culture. Last modified February 07, 2017. Web. We have also been recommended for educational use by the following publications: Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation is a non-profit organization registered in Canada. Characterized by grandiose architecture and monumental sculptures, Rome owed many of its well known artistic features to Etruscan and Greek conventions. In doing so, the Romans destroyed many Etruscan art works but preserved a few and adapted some of their conventions. The Etruscan culture placed a higher value on the role of women in the family than did their Athenian contemporaries. They began in Tuscany, which there is evidence, as is their language in many other languages. Rome’s technological innovations made its art distinct from its predecessors, more enduring and monumental. Janice Uwujaren has been writing professionally since 1996. View Academics in Etruscan religion influence on Rome on Academia.edu. Etruscan Religion: Influence on Rome. Embedded by Amanda Iliadis, published on 07 February 2017. This website claims no authorship of this content; we are republishing it for educational purposes. The Etruscans dominated much of Italy centuries before the Roman Empire came into existence, and though much of their original work was wiped out by Roman conquest, their influence survived in Roman art.

The prevailing view is that Rome was founded by Latins who later merged with Etruscans. ing point in their fortune. For these reasons, Roman art as inspired by the Greeks and Etruscans has inspired the modern Western world in turn. They were thought of unruly and brutes by the Greeks and Romans.

Please note that content linked from this page may have different licensing terms. Further, it goes on to describe the influence of Etruscan religion on the future Roman … The process of bronze casting sculptures and the use of arches, for instance, were borrowed from the Etruscans by the Romans. Historians believe that the Etruscans held control over the city of Rome and other parts of Italy for centuries before the native Romans gained control in 509 B.E. Grammer, Carolyn. The Roman use the legacy of the Etruscan by the arcs they would use in the Roman bridges. Concrete allowed the Romans to improve upon Greek and Etruscan architectural staples like arches and vaults. Uwujaren has a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from Strayer University. https://www.ancient.eu/video/1083/. Grammer, C. (2017, February 07). The Etruscan religion had a degree of influence on Roman religion. Copyright 2020 Leaf Group Ltd. All Rights Reserved. "Etruscan Religion: Influence on Rome."

Ancient History Encyclopedia. Etruscan influence can be found throughout Roman culture, significantly through religious and artistic influences. Some Rights Reserved (2009-2020) under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license unless otherwise noted.