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From: "Jim Henley" <jlhenley@erols.com>
Subject: RE: (urth) Onomastics Again
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1999 09:55:57 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: urth-errors@lists.best.com [mailto:urth-errors@lists.best.com]On
> Behalf Of Michael Andre-Driussi
> >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.

That's at least two out of three, so you bet it helps. Now, if I get the
LEXICON for my birthday like I asked, these kinds of things will get much

Do you suppose "Pega" might be yet another Italianate diminutive of


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