Literary Couples

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

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