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

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