Monthly Archives: February 2013

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Cleopatra and Marc Anthony

The final couple in my list is Cleopatra and Marc Antony.  This tragic couple began their love affair after the death of Julius Caesar. Marc  Antony ruled the eastern half of the Roman Empire and Cleopatra ruled the land of … Continue reading

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Odysseus and Penelope

Odysseus and Penelope’s story is the ultimate example of waiting for your love to return.  Shortly after their marriage, Odysseus is drafted into the Trojan War.  The war lasts for 10 long drawn out years.  After the Greeks win, Odysseus is so … Continue reading

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Paris and Helen

Paris and Helen, the couple that launched 10,000 ships has been told and retold for centuries.  According to myth, Paris was given Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world after picking Aphrodite from a choice of Hera, Athena and … Continue reading

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Tristan and Isolde

Today’s couple is Tristan and Isolde.  Tristan was a warrior in the employ of KIng  Mark of Cornwall.  After a battle, Tristan is wounded by a poisoned blade and believed to have died.  His friends put his body in a … Continue reading

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Lancelot and Guinevere

Today we are looking at Lancelot and Guinevere.  Guinevere was still married when these two lovers got together.  As the queen, she commanded Lancelot to debase himself to prove his love over and over again.  She made a proud heroic knight … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

When people are asked which is the most famous couple in history, most will say Romeo and Juliet.  What do we know about this pair of tragic lovers?  We know that their families hated each other, and somehow they fell … Continue reading

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