Literature Quiz / Literary Couples

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

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