Dennis, George
The cities and cemeteries of Etruria: in two volumes (Band 2) — London, 1848

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ETRUSCAN WiUS OF RUSELLS.

CHAPTER XLIV.

ROSELLE.—R USELL&.

Jam silvse steriles, et putres robore trunci
Assaraci pressere domos, et templa Deorum,
Jam lassa radice tenent, ac tota teguntur
Pergama dumetis ; et jam periere ruinse.—Lvcan.

It is a tedious drive of nearly thirty miles from Follonica
to Grosseto. There is a track along the coast direct to
Castiglion della Pescaja, leaving the Torre di Troja, the
Trajanus Portus of antiquity,1 to the right; but the high-
road, formed of late years, leaves the coast at Follonica,
and runs for half the way through a long barren valley.
At the distance of nine miles is the Locanda della Potassa,

1 Ptol. Geog. p. 68, ed. Bert,
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