In 1879 the future winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature composed the ode 'Fuori alla Certosa di Bologna', in which he retraces the age-old history of the place.
At the end the dead address the living in the following words: 'Oh! Love one another in the sun! It shines on the life that passes the eternity of love'.
Certosa, Bologna monumental cemetery (Bologna, Italy), Campo Carducci
All the details are available in Italian at www.certosadibologna.it