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This is the name of the daughter and heroine in "Captain Corelli's Mandolin".
-- Anonymous User  3/13/2006
Another version (or perhaps another Saint Pelagia) is that she was a young prostitute. After hearing a bishop preaching, she converted to Christianity. She disguised herself as a monk and shut herself away on the Mount of Olives. She died after three years of strict fasting and prayer.
-- Anonymous User  9/10/2009
Renée-Pélagie de Montreuil was the wife of the Marquis de Sade, who, from 1801 to 1803, was incarcerated at Prison Sainte-Pélagie in Paris.
-- babycrookston  8/13/2011
Pelagia was the second daughter of the first Romanov Tsar Michael I and his wife Eudoxia.
-- CarolinW  6/10/2012
The name Pelagia is also used in Georgia, although it is not very common there.

In Georgian, Pelagia is written as: პელაგია.
-- Lucille  6/6/2013
One of the colossi in "Shadow of the Colossus" is called Pelagia.
-- ophelia_song  12/11/2013

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