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From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>
Subject: Re: (urth) Onomastics Again
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 1999 20:34:19 

Jim wrote:

>I'd appreciate it if someone could tell me what the names Odilo, Thais and
>um, what'shername mean - you know, the other one.

Odilo--tenth century Abbot of Cluny who established All Souls's Day. A
Teutonic name, meaning "rich."

Pega--Saint Pega (died 719) was reputed to have cured a man of blindness.

Thais--Saint Thais is penitent, saint, patron of fallen women or courtesans
in 4th-century Christian legend. A Greek name meaning "beloved."

I hope that helps.


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