Summary and Analysis: Book V, Proem-Canto vi
Amidas: The younger, luckier brother betrothed to Lucy but who eloped with Philtra.
Astroeia: The woman who raised Artegall to know right from wrong and justice from injustice.
Bracidas: The unlucky but virtuous brother who fights with Amidas.
Clarinda: Radigund’s handmaiden and fellow woman warrior.
Dolon: A fallen Knight who hates Artegall because he killed Dolon’s son in a fair fight.
Grantorio: An evil giant.
Irena: A good woman who is oppressed by Grantorio.
Lucy: A poor girl with virtue who tries to kill herself and instead marries Bracidas.
Munera: Pollente’s Lady, who receives all the...
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