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

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