Presentation on theme: "Early Rome The Etruscans - History Romulus & Remus - Myth."— Presentation transcript:
Early Rome The Etruscans - History Romulus & Remus - Myth
Etruscans Monarchy Influenced by Greeks and Phoenicians.
Etruscans Architecture was primitive compared to the Greeks Stone walls Stone temples Irrigation
Etruscan Art Influenced by Greek art Sculpture Frescoes Vases
Rome Easy to cross Tiber River. Hills are natural defense
Romulus and Remus Sons of Mars & Vestal Virgin, Rhea Silvia
Romulus and Remus Left near Tiber river by King Amulius Found by a she-wolf Raised by a shepherd As adults, they killed King Amulius Founded Rome Romulus killed Remus
Rape of the Sabines Problem: Not enough women. Solution: Steal all the neighboring women. Problem 2: War to get women back. Solution 2: Women make peace and force both sides to unite. Rape of the Sabine Women Giambologna 1582, Marble
The Intervention of the Sabine Women Jacques-Louis David, 1799, Oil on canvas
Rape of the Sabines Pablo Picasso 1963, Oil on canvas
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