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

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