Rosalia's real name was Maria Rosalia Rita La Gorgues. She was born in Palermo, Sicily, in 1818.
Rosalia is known as the patron saint of Palermo and is celebrated every year on September 4th in her honor.
Rosalia is famous for her incorruptible body, which was discovered in the catacombs of Palermo in 1898. Her body is still intact and is displayed in a glass case in the catacombs.
Rosalia's body is believed to have been preserved naturally due to the unique environmental conditions in the catacombs.
Rosalia is often referred to as "Sleeping Beauty" because of her serene and peaceful appearance in her glass case.
Rosalia's iconic image has been featured in many fashion and beauty campaigns, including Dolce & Gabbana's Fall 2013 collection.
Rosalia's body has been studied extensively by scientists to understand the natural process of preservation.
The legend of Rosalia is deeply intertwined with the history and culture of Sicily, and she is often associated with the island's struggles and triumphs.
Rosalia's image has been featured in several films, including the 2017 documentary "The Sleeping Beauty of the Catacombs."
Rosalia's story has inspired many works of art, literature, and music, including the famous song "Palermo's Santa Rosalia" by Franco Battiato.