"Here the town is truly beautiful, as the Umbrian School implies: what horizon lines, what soft sloping mountains in the distance!
I was in Assisi: it is a great thing, town, city and sanctuary, for those who understand nature and art in their connection with history, imagination and affections of men.
I am tempted to write two or three poems about Assisi and San Francesco. "[...]
Giosuè Carducci, from a letter to Giuseppe Chiarini, Perugia, July 26, 1877
In the subtitle
cit. Fabrizio Caramagna