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

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