Literary Couples

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Can you name the medieval (and earlier) romantic partners of the people named below?

Updated Sep 24, 2012

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One Half of CoupleOther HalfLiterary Source
BrynhildrThe Völsungasaga
Queen GuinevereGeoffrey of Monmouth et al.
CynthiaPoems of [the answer]
OdysseusHomer et al.
King Edward I LongshanksVarious records and correspondence
Sir GawainThe Weddynge of Syr Gawen and [the answer]
HectorHomer et al.
MedeaEuripides et al.
AbelardLetters between the two lovers!
Empress TheodoraProcopius
Melanion (or Hippomenes)Hesiod et al.
TristanSir Thomas Malory et al.
One Half of CoupleOther HalfLiterary Source
EurydiceVergil et al.
XanthippePlato et al.
CleopatraPlutarch et al.
TroilusBoccaccio, Chaucer, et al.
JacobBook of Genesis
EnidThe Mabinogion et al.
JimenaThe Mocedades de Rodrigo et al.
King Shahryar1001 Arabian Nights
PetrarchIl Canzoniere
EmerThe Ulster Cycle
AeneasVergil et al.
BeatriceLa Divina Comedia
CatullusPoems of Catullus

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