Characters Discussed (Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Revised Third Edition)
Amadís de Gaul
Amadís de Gaul (ah-mah-DEES duh gawl), the natural son of King Perion of Gaul and Elisena, daughter of King Garinter of Lesser Britain. To be worthy of his beloved, Oriana, the daughter of the king of England, and to win her hand, he becomes a knight and passes through many brave adventures.
King Perión of Gaul
King Perión of Gaul (pehr-ee-OHN), the father of Amadís de Gaul.
Princess Elisena (eh-lee-SEHN-nah), the mother of Amadís de Gaul.
Galaor (gah-lah-OHR), the brother of Amadís de Gaul.
Lisuarte (lee-SWAHR-teh), the king of England and the father of Oriana.
Brisena (bree-SEH-nah), the queen of England and the mother of Oriana.
Oriana (ohr-ee-AH-nah), the daughter of King Lisuarte and Queen Brisena. She is loved by Amadís de Gaul, who wins her hand after many knightly adventures.
Urganda (ewr-GAHN-dah), an enchantress, the protector of Amadís de Gaul.
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