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

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