Literary Couples

Can you name the medieval (and earlier) romantic partners of the people named below?

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