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

Quiz Updated Sep 24, 2012

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

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