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

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