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

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

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