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

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