Rutilius even exaggerates the desolation of the once important city of Cosa in Etruria,.
Thus we find Paciolus calling it l'Arte Magiore; ditta dal vulgo la Regula de la Cosa over Alghebra e Almucabala.
Coruncanius triumphed over the people of Vulsinii and Volci in 280 B.C., and the colony of Cosa was founded in their territory.
Catulus defeated him at the Mulvian bridge and near Cosa in Etruria, and Lepidus made his escape to Sardinia, where he died soon afterwards.
Its line is in the main closely followed by the modern coast highroad; cf., however, for the section between Cosa and Populonia, O.