The lessons, as has been seen, are drawn variously from the Bible, the Acts of the Saints and the Fathers of the Church.
From time to time literary societies, variously called academies or arcadias, arose to co-operate in the work of reform.
Noteworthy among the buildings within the ancient citadel is a small tetrastyle temple, variously ascribed to Jupiter and Minerva, the portico supported by six monolithic columns of cippolino, four being in front.
He destroyed the royal palace by fire, an act which has been variously estimated by historians.
The motive of the story has been variously regarded as a desire to insist upon the duty of tithe-paying, upon that of almsgiving, and upon that of burying the dead.