Confessio Amantis, Volume 3: Subject Index to Volumes 1-3

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Confessio Amantis, Volume 3: Subject Index to Volumes 1-3

by: John Gower (Author), Russell A. Peck (Editor), Andrew Galloway (Translator)

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Aaron: Prol.437; 2.3047–49
Abbategnyh: book of Arachel 7.1458
Abel: 8.61; married to Delbora 8.72
Abner: 2.3086–88
Abraham (Habraham): 5.1628–53; astron­omer 7.1473; marriage rules Third Age 8.98, 107 ff., 119 ff. See Tale of Dives and Lazarus 6.975 ff.
Absolon (Absalom): David’s son 2.3093; 8.217
Achab: see Ahab
Achaie: Greeks 5.1907
Achastus: king of Iolos 3.2555
Achias (Ahias): prophet 7.4515–45
Achilles: with Briseis 2.2454; with Tel­e­phus, his son 3.2642 ff.; Polixena and his death 4.1694–1705, 5.7591–96; victim of love 4.1800, 8.2545; education of 4.1963–2013; father of Pirrus 4.2161; Tale of Achilles and Deidamia 5.2961 ff.; his scorn of Tersites 7.3583–93; abandoned Deidamia 8.2569
Achilo (Achelous): priest 3.2566
Achilons (Achelons): giant 4.2068, 2075; see Tale of Hercules and Achilons
Achitofell (Achitophel, Ahithophel): envious counselor of David 2.3090
Acis: Tale of Acis and Galatea 2.97 ff.
Acteon: Tale of Acteon 1.333–81
Acteos: 7.855; see Horses of the Sun
Adam: his pride 1.3304; his gentleness 4.2224; the Fall 5.1707–11; ori­gin­al sin 5.1739, 1750; labor 5.6964; gluttony 6.5–17; inter­marriage of children 8.26–5
Adrian: Tale of Adrian and Bardus 5.4937 ff.
Adrian: pope Prol.745
Aegisthus (Egistus, Egiste): seduction of Clytemnestra 3.1906 ff.; rape and abandonment of Phoeius’ daughter 3.2029 ff.; hanged as example of traitor 3.2100–06. See Tale of Orestes 3.1885 ff.
Aeneas (Eneas, Enee): with Antenor as betrayer of Troy 1.1095, 1.1124; Tale of Aeneas and Dido 4.77 ff.; winning of Lavinia 4.2183–89; grand­son of Mercury 5.1400; betrayer of Dido 8.2553
Africa (Aufrique): 5.1195; 7.533; 7.578; 7.2088
Agag: king of Amalec 7.3820–45
Agamemnon: supplantation of Achilles and rape of Briseis 2.2452–55; de­stroyer of Troy 3.1892 ff.; victim of Aegisthus 3.2186; 5.3101; rape of Cri­seide, Crisis’ daughter 5.6433– 75; victim of love’s cause 8.2546. See Tale of Orestes 3.1885 ff.
Ahab: Ahab and Michiah 7.2527–2685
Ahithophel: see Achitofell
Ala Corvi: star 7.1371–78
Alaezel (Spica): star 7.1379–86
Albe: prison city near Rome 2.1855
Albert: Adalbert, son of Berengar II, king of Lombards Prol.780
Albinus: Tale of Albinus and Rose­mund 1.2459 ff.; makes skull cup 1.2474 ff.
Albumazar (Abu’Ma’sar): astronomer 7.1239
Alceone (Alcione, Alceoun): Tale of Ceix and Alceone 4.2927 ff.; noble wife 8.2647–56
Alceste: Tale of Alcestis 7.1917 ff.; noble wife 8.2640–46
Alchemy: 4.2451–2632; Philosophers’ Stone, 4.2531–2601; Planets and their metals, 4.2466–75; Four spir­its of the planets, 4.2475–87; see also Hermes, Ortolan, Morien, Avicen
Aldeboran: star 7.1309–18
Alemiane (Alemaigne): seven princes of Germany Prol.804; affinity with moon 7.751
Alemans: Germans Prol.810, 821
Alexander the Great (Alisander, Alisaunder): conquests Prol.692– 709; fall of Macedonia and honor 2.1841; slander 2.2415; Tale of Diogenes and Alexander 3.1201 ff.; Tale of Alexander and the Pi­rate 3.2363 ff.; wars and death of Alexander 3.2418–68; 5.1454; 5.1571; 5.2545; 5.5535; Tale of Nec­tanabus 6.1789 ff.; pupil to Aristotle: 6.2273 ff.; 6.2411; (Book 7) 7.5; 7.22; 7.718; 7.950; 7.1272; 7.1277; 7.1300; 7.1646; 7.1728; 7.1979; 7.2033; 7.3084; 7.4234; 7.4258; 7.5384. See also Aristotle.
Alfraganus: astronomer 7.1461
Algol: star 7.1328–36
Alhaiot (Capella): 7.1337–44
Allee: king of Northumberland 2.722; deceived by his mother 2.1228 ff. See Tale of Constance 2.587 ff.
Almagest (Ptolemy): 7.739; 7.983; 7.1460
Almareth (Arcturus): star 7.1387–92
Almeene: supplanter in love 2.2466
Almeus: son of Amphioras and slayer of mother 3.2564
Alpetragus: astronomer 7.1463
Alpheta (Gemma): star 7.1401
Alphonse: knight in Tale of the Three Questions 1.3393
Amadas: love of Ydoine 6.879
Amadriades (Hamadryads): wood nymphs 5.6236
Amalech: enemy of Gideon 7.3711
Amalech (Balak): 7.4408
Amans: invented persona 1.61–288; sup­plication to Venus, 8.2217– 2300; healing of love, 8.2745–2869
Amazoine: Amazonia, home of Queen Pantasilee 4.2166
Ametus (Admetus): husband of Alceste 7.1917; 8.2641. See Tale of Alcestis 7.1917 ff.
Amon: king 4.1509
Amon: nation of 7.3712
Amon: son of David 8.213–22;
Amon: son of Lot 8.236–46
Amonite (Amonyte): 7.4507; 8.242
Amoreie: land of Amorites 7.3711
Amos (Ammon, Jupiter): make-believe god of Lybia 6.1922. See Tale of Nectanabus 6.1789 ff.
Amphion: King Philip’s clerk 6.2160
Amphioras: father of Almeus 3.2563
Amphitrion: see Tale of Geta and Am­phitrion 2.2459 ff.
Amphrisos: river of Thessaly 5.4005
Anchises: Aeneas’ father 4.79; 5.1400
Andrew: apostle 5.1907–08
Androchee: son of Minos 5.5233
Androgynus (Androgenem, Andra­gene): child of Mercury and Ar­mene 5.1398
Angel(s): Prol.950; Tale of the Travel­ers and the Angel 2.291 ff.; shep­herds’ fear of 3.2256; Telegonus like one 6.1530; fall of angels 8.7 ff.; human progeny to replace fal­len angels 8.30–36
Anatomical man: heavenly influences on 5.1492–96
Antenor (Anthenor): traitor to Troy 1.1095, 1124; theft of Palladion 5.1835–41; emissary to Greeks 5.7274 ff.; Ulysses’ eloquence 7.1562. See Tale of Paris and Helen 5.7195 ff.
Anthonie: see Antonius
Antonye: Marc, Cleopatra’s lover 8.2577
Anticristes lollardie: 5.1807
Antigonus: Tale of Antigonus and Cinichus 7.2115 ff.
Antioch: 7.1247; 8.275; 8.387
Antiochus: pride 5.7012, 8.2004; in­ces­tuous tyrant 8.274ff. See Tale of Apollonius of Tyre 8.271 ff.
Antoninus Pius: 7.4181–88
Antonius (Caracalla, son of Severus): 7.4574–84
Anubis: 1.836 ff.; see Tale of Mundus and Paulina 1.761 ff.
Apemen: daughter of Besazis and ruler of Cyrus 7.1884–1916. See Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth 7.1783 ff.
Apis: king of Greece 5.1560 ff.
Apius Claudius: 7.5131; see Tale of Vir­ginia 7.5131 ff.
Apollo (Appollo): inventor of medi­cine 4.2420; brother of Venus and god of wit 5.918–36; defiled tem­ple of 5.7594; counselor of Codrus 7.3189
Apollonius (Appolonius): Tale of Apol­lonius of Tyre 8.271 ff.
April (Averil): 5.5968; 7.1029
Apulia: heel of Italy 5.2646
Aquarius: 7.1187 ff.; 7.1253
Arabe (Arabic language): 4.2627
Arachel: astronomer 7.1457
Araxarathen: 4.3675; see Tale of Iphis and Araxarathen 4.3515 ff.
Arcenne (Arcennus): Roman senator 2.1332 ff.; 2.1534; see Tale of Con­stance 2.587 ff.
Archade (Arcadia): 3.2317; 5.1007; 7.3555
Archas: child of Calistona 5.6283
Ardea: besieged by Tarquin 7.4760 ff.
Argus: Tale of Argus 4.3317 ff.
Ariadne (Adriagne, Adriane): 5.5332 ff.; 8.2556–58; see Tale of Theseus and Ariadne 5.5231 ff.
Arial: star 7.1363–70
Aries: zodiac sign 7.979–1014; 7.1266
Arion: Prol.1054–75
Aristarchus: grammar teacher 4.2640
Aristippus (Arisippus, Arisippe[s]): flatterer 7.2231 ff.; see Tale of Diogenes and Aristippus 7.2217 ff.
Aristotle (Aristote, Aristotiles): 6.99; 6.2274; 6.2412; 8.2705; as instruc­tor in kingship: Book 7: Three parts of Philosophy (Theory, Rhe­tor­ic, Practice) 7.4 ff.; diverse lore 7.23–53; Theology 7.73–134; Phys­ics (Natural Science) 7.135–44; Mathematics 7.145–202; Arith­metic 7.153–62; Music 7.163–74; Geometry 7.175–90; Astronomy 7.191–95; 7.625–1492; Elements 7.203– 392; Humors 7.393–462; Organs 7.463–89; Souls7.490–520; Geog­raphy 7.521–620; Rhetoric 7.1522–1640; Grammar 7.1528– 31; Logic 7.1528–41; Practice 7.1646–1710; Ethics 7.1651–68; Economics 7.1669–78; Policy 7.1679–98; Five Points of Policy 7.1704–5397; Truth 7.1723–1984; Liberality (Largess) 7.1985–2694; Justice 7.2695–3094; Pity 7.3103– 4202; Chastity 7.4215–5381
Arithmetic: 7.153–62; see also Aris­totle
Armene: child of Mars 5.1397
Armenia (Armenye, Aremenie, Er­menie): 4.1245; 7.1251; 7.3218; see Tale of Pompeius and the King of Armenia 7.3215–48
Arphages (Arpaghes): 7.1800; on the strength of kings 7.1820–48; see Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth 7.1783 ff.
Artestrathes (Artestrates): king of Pen­tapolim 8.691; Apollonius’ father-in-law 8.1970
Aruns (Arrons): 7.1498 ff.; see Tale of Tarquin and Aruns and Rape of Lucrece 7.4593 ff.
Asia (Asie): 7.533; 7.554 ff.
Asmodeus (Asmod): 7.5335 ff.; see Tobias and Sara 7.5307 ff.
Aspidis: Aspidis the Serpent 1.463–80
Assub: falling star 7.334
Assyria (Assire, Surrie): 5.1541; 6.2375; 7.4316
Astarte (Astrathen): fertility goddess 7.4501
Astrices: stone 7.826
Astronomy: 7.625–1492; Seven Planets 7.721–954; Twelve Signs of Zodiac 7.955–1270; Fifteen Stars 7.1281– 1438; Authors of Astronomy 7.1439–1492; see also Aristotle
Athemas: Tale of Athemas and Deme­phon 3.1757 ff.
Athemas: father of Phrixus and Helle 5.4249
Athenagoras: 8.1622; 8.1749; see Tale of Apollonius of Tyre 8.271 ff.
Athens (Athene[s], Athenys, Athenis): Orestes 3.1984 ff.; The­se­us and Minotaur 5.5235 ff.; King Pandion 5.5554; school of 7.2221, 2315; Ly­curgus 7.2919 ff.; Codrus 7.3184
Atlas (Athlans): 1.424
Atropos: goddess of death 4.2756
August (Augst): 7.1100; 8.2845
Aurora: 4.3190
Avantance (Boasting): defined 1.2399–2427
Avarice: 5.1–1959; divisions of 5.7610– 27; 7.1990; see also Jeal­ousy, Covet­ousness, False-Wit­ness, Per­jury, Usury, Parsimony, Ingrat­itude, Rapacity, Robbery, Stealth and Mecherie, Virginity, Sacri­lege, Prodigality, Largess
Avicenna (Avicen): 4.2610
Avignon (Avinoun, Avynoun): Papal division Prol.331–33, 2.3001

Babel: see Tower of Babel
Babylon (Babiloine, Babiloyne, Babil­la): Prol.665; Prol.675; Prol.681; 1.2955; 3.2452; with her seven sons 6.1325
Babio: Tale of Babio and Croceus 5.4781–4862
Bacchus (Bachus, Dyon): Midas 5.141 ff.; biography 5.1043–58; glutton­ous throat 5.1469; sacrifice 5.3138 ff.; wood of 5.6837 ff.; Prayer of Bacchus in the Desert 6.399 ff.; marriage of Pirithous 6.502
Bala: Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaid 8.130
Balaam: Counsel of Balaam 7.4406 ff.
Balamuz: necromancer 6.1320
Balthazar (Baltazar): king of Babylon Prol.685; 5.7022
Bangor: city in Wales 2.905
Barbarie: North Africa 2.599; 2.612; 2.1172; 2.1181
Barbarus: king of Media 7.4335
Bardus: see Tale of Adrian and Bardus 5.4937 ff.
Bathuel: father of Rebekah 8.115
Beggars: Tale of the Beggars and the Two Pastries 5.2391 ff.
Bel (Belus, Belzebub): fiends and idols 5.1546; 5.1556–57
Benedab: king of Syria 7.2539 ff.; see Ahab and Michiah under Ahab
Berengar (Berenger) II: king of Lom­bards Prol.780
Berillus: maker of brass bull 7.3309; see Cruelty of Siculus 7.3295 ff.
Bersabee (Bathsheba): 6.97; 8.2690
Besazis: father of Apemen 7.1884
Bethincia: home of Sibyl 5.1141
Bird with human face: 3.2599–2616; see also Solinus, Homicide
Biten
: daughter of Ericon 5.1402
Boasting: see Avantance
Bohemia (Beawme): 8.2470
Boniface (Boneface, Bonefas): 2.2940; 2.2950 ff.; Tale of Pope Boniface 2.2803–3040
Botercadent: star 7.1417–24
Bragmans: Brahmins 5.1453
Branchus: knight slain by Florent 1.1428–31, 1456; see Tale of Florent 1.1407 ff.
Brangwein: Isolde’s attendant 6.473
Briseis (Brixeida): beloved of Achil­les 2.2455
Britain (Bretaigne): 7.752
Brutus: defender of Lucrece’s honor 7.4735 ff.; see Rape of Lucrece 7.5080 ff.
Bulgaria (Bulgarie): 7.3291
Burgundy (Burgoigne): 7.770

Cadmus (Cadme): king of Thebes 1.339; inventor of Greek alphabet 4.2401–04; Cadmus’ father 5.4273
Caesar (Cesar): Caesar and the Flat­terers 7.2449–90 See also Julius Caesar
Cain (Chain): 8.60; married to Cal­mana 8.71
Calchas (Calcas): Troy’s traitor 1.1085
Caldee (Chaldea, Chaldee): nation of Prol.666; Prol.717; 5.750–88; 5.1592; 7.2031
Caldee: language 4.2627
Caleb (Caleph): companion of Joshua 5.1687
Calidonia (Calidoyne): 4.2047
Caligula: incestuous emperor of Rome 8.199–212
Callisthenes (Calistre): teacher of Alex­ander 6.2274; 7.20
Calistona: Tale of Calistona 5.6225– 6337
Calmana: first daughter of Eve mar­ried to Cain 8.65; 8.71
Calvus, Karle: see Karle Calvus
Calypso (Calipsa, Calipse): sorceress, with Circe 6.1427, 8.2599
Cam: see Ham
Cambises (Cambyses): Prol.680; 7.2893–2904
Canace: Tale of Canace and Machaire 3.143 ff.; abandoned lovers 8.2587
Canahim: Tanain River 7.566
Cancer (Cancro): 4.3242; 7.1051–66; 7.1249
Candace: queen of Meroe 5.1571–75; 5.2543
Candalus: son of Candace 5.1574
Candarie: Solomon’s De novem can­dariis 6.1317
Canis major (Sirius): star 7.1345–54
Canis minor (Algomeiza): 7.1355–62
Capadocia (Capadoce): 2.1332
Capaneus: Tale of Capaneus 1.1977– 2009
Capra saliens: fiery exhalation 7.347
Capricorn(us): 4.3222; 7.1169–84; 7.1199; 7.1252
Carmente (Carmentis): Evander’s wife and inventor of Latin alphabet 4.2637
Carmidotirus (Carmidotoire): law­maker 7.2845–88
Carthage (Cartage): home of Dido 4.81; destroyers of Virgil’s mirror 5.2048–72; home of Diogenes and Aristippus 7.2221, 2235
Cassandra (Cassandre, Cassaundre): 5.7441; 5.7451; 5.7569. See Tale of Paris and Helen 5.7195 ff.
Cateline (Cataline): 7.1601
Cato (Catoun): 7.1599; 7.1612
Ceix (Seyix): Tale of Ceix and Alceone 4.2927ff.; lovers’ company 8.2650
Celestin(e) Pope; see Tale of Pope Boniface 2.2803 ff.
Celion: mountain, 2.3350
Centaurus (Centauri): 4.1971ff.; 6.522
Cephalus: Cephalus’ Prayer 4.3187 ff.
Ceramius (Ceraunius): thunderstone 7.826
Ceres (Cereres): 5.1232–44; 5.1278; fertility 5.1489–92; corn 5.4288; see also Proserpina
Cerymon (Cerimon): physician in Tale of Apollonius 8.1166 ff.; 8.1874
Chain: see Cain
Chaldeans: see Gods of the Nations
Cham: see Ham
Chamos (Chemosh): Moabite god 7.4506
Charity: 2.3173–83; see Tale of Con­stantine and Sylvester 2.3187 ff.
Charlemagne (Charlemeine, Charles): Prol.748–68
Chastity: see Five Points of Policy Chatemuz: Alphraganus’ book 7.1462
Chaucer: *8.2941
Chelidre: adder who gives skin to Medea 5.4129
Cheste (Conflict): defined 3.417–638
Chiro: centaur, teacher of Achilles 4.1971 ff.; see Education of Achil­les 4.1963 ff.
Christ (Crist[es]): gift of peace Prol.160–66; "Cristes sake and soule hele" Prol.749 ff.; "Crist withoute fail" Prol.1032; cast up eye at Mass to see Christ’s face 1.663–64; "Cristes lawe" 2.587 ff., 3.3354; "cam this world to save" 2.628; "Cristes faith cam inne to hem that whilom were blind" 2.1570–71, 1597, 2503, 3466, 3.2547, 4.1676, 5.1805, 5.1812; "Crist comanded love and pes" 3.2288; "with His oghne deth hath boght alle othre men and made hem fre" 3.2494 ff., 5.1753; "Crist bad that no man othre sle" 4.1662 ff.; "Crist was bore among ous hiere" 5.747; "Crist restoreth thilke lost" 5.1752 ff.; "Crist wroghte ferst and after tawhte" 5.1825; "Crist sew ferst his oghne hond" 5.1883; virginity to Christ in Heaven "best acordeth" 5.6390; "Cristes word" 6.975 ff.; "God the ferste cause" 7.86; take the way Christ chose and follow Christ’s way *8.3029–31; high God’s love saves body and soul, brings grace, peace, and endless joy 8.3162–72
Christianity: see Gods of the Nations
Chymerie (Chimerea): land of mists 4.2987
Chyo (Naxos): Greek island 5.5413
Cicero (Cithero): "Tullius with Cith­ero" 4.2648; rhetorician 6.1401, 7.1589 ff.; Tullius 8.3119
Cicorea: herb 7.1400
Cillene (Cillenus): see Silanus, Si­lenus
Cilly: see Sicily
Cimpheius: serpent who gives scales to Medea 5.4127
Cinichus: see Antigonus
Cipio: Scipio, consul of Rome 7.4187
Circe(s): mother of Telegonus 6.1427, 1461 ff.; sorceress 8.2599. See Tale of Ulysses and Telegonus 6.1391ff.
Cirophanes (Syrophanes): idol-wor­ship­er 5.1525–40
Civil Law (Civile): 2.83
Cizile: see Sicily
Claudian (Cladyns): 4.2407
Claudius, Apius: 7.5131 ff.
Claudius, Marchus: 7.5167 ff.
Clemenee (Clymene) mother of Phae­ton 4.985; 5.6756
Cleopatra(s): 8.2571–77
Clota: see Pliades
Cloto: youngest of Fates 4.2762
Clytemnestra (Climestre): mother of Orestes: 3.1909 ff.; see Tale of Orestes 3.1885 ff.
Cochitum (Cocytus): river of Hades 5.1110
Cockle: "to sowe cokkel with the corn" 5.1881–87
Codrus: Tale of Codrus 7.3163 ff.
Colchos: 5.3265 ff.; arrival of golden sheep 5.4244; stealth 5.6609; 5.7199; 8.2520. See Tale of Medea and Jason 5.3247 ff.
Collacea: dwelling place of Collatin 7.4806, 4911
Collatin(e): husband of Lucrece 7.4775 ff., 8.2633; see Rape of Lucrece 7.4754 ff.
Common (Comun[e]) people (poeple): 5.5518; 7.1689; 7.2762; 7.3930; 7.4019; 7.4042; 7.4191
Common profit: Prol.377; 7.1609; 7.1993; 7.2828; 7.2957; 7.3006–11
Common ri(g)ht: Prol.795; 3.2231; 7.3598; 7.3622; 7.5190; 8.3013
Common voice (vois): Prol.124; 5.995; 7.2329; 7.4034; 7.4123; 8.1342
Complaint: see Inobedience
Conrad(e): emperor 7.2833–44
Constance (Constantine): Tale of Con­stance 2.587–1598
Constantin(e) (Constantinus) the Great: Prol.743; Tale of Constan­tine and Sylvester 2.3187 ff.; pity 7.3137–41
Constantin(e), Tiberius (Tiberie): father of Constance 2.590
Constantin(e) V: Leo’s son Prol.740
Constantinople: 7.1261
Contek (Strife): defined 3.1089–1200; Contek in the Heart 3.1127–92. See also Homicide
Cor Scorpionis (Calbalacrab, Antares): star 7.1409–16
Cornide: see Tale of Phebus and Cor­nide 3.783 ff.
Cornix: see Tale of Neptune and Cornix 5.6145 ff.
Corvus: crow 3.796
Counsel(ors) to kings: Seneca on suf­ficiency 5.7735–39; king sets policy of governance but one law must govern all 7.1682–98; king without truth "were an unsittende thing" 7.1734–36; "know thiself" 7.2386– 89; "do lawe away, what is a king?" 7.3068–83; wisdom in a king’s counsel 7.4147–66; good counsel 8.2109–20; if a king will justify his domain he must begin with himself 8.3080–85
Courtiers: Courtiers and the Fool 7.3945–4010
C(o)uste: Constance’s pseudonym 2.1163; 2.1219; 2.1401 ff.
Covetousness (Covoitise, Cupiditas): defined 5.1971–2030; Covet­ous­ness of Lovers 5.2442–2642; 5.7617
Cowardice (Pusillanimity, Pusil­lamité): defined 4.313–70
Crassus: 5.2069; see Tale of Virgil’s Mirror 5.2031 ff.
Creon: king, father of Creusa 5.4195
Cresus: his wealth 4.1325, 5.4730
Crete: 3.1939; 3.1968; 5.845; 5.981; 5.1169; 5.1222; 5.3994; 5.4018; 5.5232 ff.
Creusa: Jason’s new wife 5.2540; 5.4196; 5.4203; 8.2505. See Tale of Medea and Jason 5.3247 ff.
Crise (Crisis): Apollo’s priest 5.6444
Criseida (Criseide): lover of Troilus 1.1085; 2.2456; 5.7597; 8.2531
Criseide: daughter of Crise, Apollo’s priest 5.6444–75
Crist: see Christ
Croceus: 5.4835; 5.4860; see Tale of Babio and Croceus 5.4781 ff.
Cropheon: Phoieus’ city 3.2022
Crown (Corone): 7.1751–74
Cruelty (Crualté): 7.3249–3369
Crusades: 3.2485–2515
Cupid(o): appeal to Cupid 1.124–42; throws fiery dart 1.143–47; court of 2.39; alters Amphitrion’s love 2.2470; stirs Machaire and Can­ace’s passion 3.169; cause of hate and envy 3.907; Pyramus and This­be 3.1351, 1463; darts Phoe­bus with gold and Daphne with lead arrows 3.1695 ff.; changes Iphis to a man 4.488 ff.; Rosi­phe­lee chastised 4.1242, 1265, 1275; Cupid’s law 4.1471; gift given 4.1684, 1692; blind 4.1733; Iphis pleads 4.3558; begetting of 5.1405–20; stomach 5.1485; art 5.4802; provider of medicine 5.4827; Procne prays for ven­geance 5.5819, 5843; butler of two cups 6.345; dart and beautiful women 7.1909; Amans’ querele 8.2172; Amans’ supplicates Venus 8.2206–2325; company of lovers pass 8.2453–59; pity 8.2733; with­draws the fiery dart 8.2745–2807
Cusy (Chusai the Arachite): 2.3092
Cybele: see Sibeles
Cyrus (Cirus) king of Persia Prol.678– 79; 7.1889; Cyrus and the Lydians, 7.4366 ff. See Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth 7.1783ff.

Daaly (Daali): sky-dragon 7.361
Dace (Dacia): 5.884
Daires: his daughter seduced by Escu­lapius 5.1063
Dalida (Delilah): overthrower of Sam­son 8.2703
Da(u)nger: 3.1503–1612; vanquished by Venus in love 5.1389; guardian of woman’s treasure 5.6620–43; 8.2039
Daniel: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream Prol. 590 ff.; falling stone Prol.1039 ff.; favored of God 1.2859 ff.; read­er of dreams 6.1405. See also Nebuchad­nezzar
Danube (Danubie): river 2.1819
Danz Petro: knight in Tale of Three Questions 1.3395
Daphne: see Tale of Phebus and Daph­ne 3.1685 ff.
Darius (Daires): reign in Silver Age Prol.691–92; sultan of Persia 7.1784–85. See Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth
David: king 2.3088; drunk on love of Bath­sheba 6.95–97; David and Joab 7.3860–90; his last testament 7.4345–63; company of lovers 8.2690
Debate: between the Confessor and the Lover, 8.2149–2209
December (Decembre): 7.1181, 4301
Dedalion: Ceix’s brother 4.2933. See Tale of Ceix and Alceone
Dedalus: with Icarus 4.1039; builds labyrinth 5.5286. See Tale of Icarus 4.1035 ff.
Deianara (Deianire, Deianyre, Deyanire): Tale of Deianara, Hercules, and Nessus 2.2145 ff.; daughter of Oenes and bride of Hercules 4.2048 ff.; company of lovers 8.2561
Deidamia (Deidamie, Deydamie): Tale of Achilles and Deidamia 5.3042 ff.; without Achilles 8.2567
Delbora: second daughter of Eve and inventor of linen 4.2437; married to Abel 8.66; 8.72
Delicacy (Delicacie): Prol.325–27; defined 6.617– 974; love-delicacy 6.665–965
Delos: birthplace of Diana 5.1256
Delphos: Apollo’s shrine 5.1071
Demephon: Tale of Athemas and Demephon 3.1757 ff.; Tale of Demephon and Phyllis 4.731 ff.
Demetrius: Tale of Demetrius and Perseus 2.1613 ff.
Despondency: see Tristesce
Detraction (Detraccioun): defined 2.383–586; detraction of lovers 2.444–586
Diana (Diane): Acteon 1.363; goddess of moon 4.3238–40; Jupiter’s daugh­ter 5.1245–76; curses Calis­tona 5.6244 ff.; temple of Diana at Ephesim 8.1269, 1829
Dido: Tale of Aeneas and Dido 4.77 ff.; her death 4.133–37; company of lovers 8.2552
Dindimus (Didymus): grammarian of Alexandria 4.2641
Dindimus: king of the Brahmans 5.1452–96
Diogene(s): Tale of Diogenes and Alex­ander 3.1201 ff.; Tale of Diogenes and Aristippus 7.2217 ff.
Diomede(s): supplanter of Troilus 2.2458, 5.7601, 8.2534; with Ulys­ses finds young Achilles 5.3099
Dionise: wife of Strangulio 8.546; anger at Thais’ beauty 8.1345 ff.; executed by Apollonius 8.1937–62
Dionysius (Dionys): Dionysius and his Horses 7.3341–54
Discoverers and Inventors: 4.2396– 2450; see also Cham, Cadmus, Theges, Philemon, Cladyns, Es­dras, Sulpices, Termegis, Pan­dulf, Frigidilles, Menander, Ephil­oquorus, Solins, Pandas, Josephus, Heredot, Jubal, Zenzis, Promotheus, Tubal, Jadahel, Ver­conius, Minerva, Delbora, Saturn
Discretion (Discrecion): 7.2115–48
Disdain (Desdeign): 1.2058
Dives: see Tale of Dives and Lazarus 6.975 ff.
Division (Divisioun): mother of sin Prol.849–1052
Domilde: Allee’s mother forges letters 2.946–1030; see Tale of Constance
Donat: grammarian 4.2641
Donation of Constantine: venom shed in Holy Church 2.3487–96
Dorrence (Dorians): 7.3185
Dorus: father of Nereids 5.1337
Dreams: 4.2891–2926
Driades: wood nymphs 5.1332–33
Drunkenness (Dronkeschipe): defined 6.15–324; love-drunkenness 6.76– 324
Dyon: conception of Dionysius 5.1043–50

Echates (Hecate): goddess of sorcery 5.3981, 4035
Echo (Eccho): Tale of Echo (love-brokerage) 5.4573 ff.
Economics (Iconomique): 7.1669–78; see Aristotle
Ector: see Hector
Edwyn: Allee’s lieutenant 2.1319
Eges: fireworks in the heavens 7.351
Egeus: acquits Medea 3.2561; makes peace with Mynos 5.5255–59
Egiona: daughter of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra and plotter of Agamem­non’s death 3.2173; her death by suicide 3.2185–95
Egistus (Egiste): see Aegisthus
Egypt (Egipte), Egyptians (Egip­ci­enes, th’Egipcienes): Nectanabus’ home 2.2549; false bachelor 2.2628; worst of all idol worship 5.789–834; 5.1592; Moses’ flight from 5.1650–65; Nectana­bus’ flight from 6.1797–1806; planet Jupiter’s influence 7.924; Mercury, law-giver 7.3055. See also Gods of the Nations
Elde: see Old Age
Eldemoder: earth 4.2251
Elda: Allee’s chambelain 2.726 ff. See Tale of Constance
Eleine: see Heleine
Elements: 7.203–392; see Aristotle
Emilius: see Paulus Emilius
Emperor and the Masons: 7.2412–48
Eneas (Enee): see Aeneas
England (Engelond): for England’s sake Prol.24; Constance leaves 2.1581; moon’s disposition 7.753; Gower’s prayer for 8.2971–3105
English (Englissh, Engleissh, Englesch): Prol.23; 3.21; 6.985; 8.3108
Envy (Envie): cause of Lollardy Prol. 346–51; war between empires Prol. 712; Nature of Envy 2.3095–3172. See also Sorrow for Others’ Joy, Joy for Others’ Grief, Detraction, Fals­semblant, Supplantation, Charity, Pity
.Eole(n): 2.2263 ff.; 5.6808 ff.; 5.6884 ff.; 8.2510; see also Tale of Deia­nara, Hercules, and Nessus, and Tale of Hercules and Faunus both under Hercules
Eolus: father of Canace and Machaire 3.143 ff.; blows Demephon ashore 4.735; god of wind 5.967–80
Ephesim: temple of Diana 8.1156, 1793 ff. See Tale of Apollonius.
Ephiloquorus: early writer 4.2409
Epius: crafter of Trojan horse 1.1091
Ericon: father of Biten 5.1401
Eridian (Apidanus): river 5.4005
Eriphile: Almeus’ mother 3.2565
Eritheus: 7.853; see Horses of the Sun
Ermenie: see Armenia
Esculapius: son of Apollo and god of medicine 5.1059–82
Esdras: early writer 4.2407; Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth 7.1783 ff.
Esiona(m), (Eseonen): daughter of Lamedon, raped by the Greeks 5.7215, 7275, 8.2518
Eson: father of Jason 5.3255; youth restored by Medea 5.3931 ff. see Tale of Medea and Jason
Estates: three estates Prol.93–584; division of estates 8.2988–3053
Ethics: 7.1651–68. See Aristotle
Ethiope: Ethiopia 4.649
Etna (Ethna): mountain Prol.329; envy and rage 2.20, 163, 2837; Proser­pina under 5.1289
Eurice: mother of Eolen 2.2267
Europe: one-third of the world 5.7340, 7.533; ruled by Japhet 7.579
Eutonye: Solomon’s book of magic 6.1318
Eve: origin of gentilesse 4.2225; her children 8.28–66

Fa-Crere: see Falssemblant
Fabricius: scorn of gold 7.2783–2817
False Bachelor: Tale of the False Bach­elor 2.2501 ff.
Fals(e)witness(e) (Perjury): 5.2859–2960
Falssemblant: defined 2.1879–2144; Fa-crere (Make-believe) 2.2122–38
Faunus: 5.6833 ff.; see Tale of Hercules and Faunus
February (Februer): 7.1234
Fedra: see Phedra
Feminee: land of Amazons and Queen Penthesilea 4.2140, 5.2548
Five Points of Policy: 7.1704–5397; truth 7.1723–1984; liberality (largess) 7.1985–2694; justice 7.2695–3094; pity 7.3103–3806; justice, mercy, pity 7.3807–4202; chastity 7.4215–5381 (see also Rape of Lucrece, Tale of Virginia, and Tobias and Sara)
Five Senses: 1.289–574; Seeing 1.303–444; Hearing 1.445–529
Flattery (Flaterie): 7.2177–2216; 7.2318–2689; Caesar and the Flatterers 7.2449–90; see Tale of Diogenes and Aristippus, Roman Triumph, Emperor and his Masons, and Ahab and Michiah
Flegeton: river of Hades 5.1109
Florent: Tale of Florent 1.1407 ff.
Foolhaste (Folhaste): 3.1736–56
Foolish Virgins: 4.254–60
Forgetfulness (Forgetelnesse): defined 4.539–730
Former (Golden) Age: Prol.55; Prol.93–117; Prol.627–34; Prol. 670–89
Foroneus: giver of Greek law 7.3060
Fortune: Dame Fortune *Prol.41–42; Prol.552–55; 1.43; 1.1419; 2.1822; 2.2596–97; 5.7556; 6.1509; 6.1517; 6.1570; 6.1590; 6.1610; 6.2302; 7.3374; 7.4902; 8.585; 8.600; 8.1585; 8.2013; Fortune’s Wheel Prol.Latin.ii; Prol.138–39; Prol.560–64; Prol.732; Prol.771; 1.Latin.i; 1.50; 1.178; 1.2490; 1.2493; 1.2624–25; I.Latin.xi; 2.241–43; 2.1226; 2.1822; 2.2350– 52; 2.2959; 3.1136–37; 3.1840; 5.3251; 5.7445; 6.292; 7.2392–6; 7.3172–73; 7.4468; 8.1736–37; 8.2880; as aventure Prol. 621; 1.24; 1.1490; 1.1508; 1.1521; 1.2350; 1.3151; 1.3212; 2.1084; 2.3297; 4.322; 4.1101; 4.1743; 5.2268; 5.2666; 5.3263; 5.3350; 5.7816– 17; 8.1118; as chance or chaunce 1.41; 1.56; 1.75; 1.2225; 1.2290; 1.3178; 1.3203; 2.1544; 2.1644; 2.1822; 3.187; 3.1897; 3.2368; 3.2604; 4.367; 4.450; 4.722; 4.1136; 4.1279; 4.1500; 4.1874; 4.2792; 4.3308; 4.3608; 5.700; 5.1118; 5.2660; 5.2346; 5.2437; 5.4954; 5.4993; 5.5307; 5.5314; 5.5316; 5.6288; 5.7084; 5.7224; 5.7468; 6.363; 6.2313; 7.639; 7.3374; 7.2326; 7.2362; 7.3566; 7.4669; 7.4740; 8.836; 8.1001; 8.2369; 8.2379; as fortune Prol.70; Prol.500; Prol.530; Prol.547; Prol.584; 1.69; 1.97; 1.Latin.vii; 1.1348; 1.1357; 1.1369; 1.1380; 1.1670; 1.1859; 1.1887; 1.2867; 2.1477; 2.1530; 2.1792; 2.2529; 2.2610; 2.2835; 3.788–89; 3.998; 3.1006; 3.1395; 3.1724; 3.1733; 3.2442; 3.2703; 4.188; 4.366; 4.376; 4.474; 4.753; 2.2179; 4.2208; 4.Latin.ix; 4.3403; 4.3408; 4.3559; 5.6; 4.314; 5.888; 5.1126; 5.1338; 5.2247; 5.2254; 5.2660; 5.2387; 5.2434; 5.2436; 5.2446; 5.3136; 5.3183; 5.3350; 5.3447; 5.4252; 5.4803; 5.5122; 5.5309; 6.325; 6.528; 6.605; 6.1748; 6.1964; 7.640; 7.892; 7.1992; 7.3012; 7.3257; 7.3347; 7.3431; 7.4452; 8.279; 8.643; 8.1066; 8.1320; 8.1798; 8.1975; 8.2041; 8.2255; 8.2284; 8.2356; 8.2549; 8.2983; as hap(p) 1.1717; 2.718; 2.868; 3.70; 3.1357; 3.1727; 4.3404; 5.1340; 5.2249; 5.2324; 5.2336; 5.4450; 5.4942; 5.4944; 5.6317; 5.6901; 6.357; 6.1513; 6.2358; 7.777; 8.1845; as per cas 3.364; 3.513; 4.1239; 4.1783; 4.2933; 4.3167; 5.2612; 5.4566; 5.4940; 5.5213; 5.6649; 5.7832; 6.379; 6.457; 6.466; 6.488
Four-fold Creation: 7.203–632; Four Complexions 7.393–462; Four Divisions of the World 7.521–620; Four Elements 7.223–392; Four Servants of the Heart 7.463–520
Four Humors: see Humors
France: Charlemagne and French empires Prol.747; King Louis and Pope Boniface 2.2966, 3011 ff.; Mercury’s influence 7.770
Frederi(c)k: emperor of Rome 5.2392; see Tale of the Beggars and the Two Pastries under Beggars
French (Frensche): Prol.770; 2.2993
Frigelond (Frige): 5.147; 5.272
Frigidilles: early writer 4.2408
Frixus: see Phrixus
Fyrdrake: fiery dragon 7.323

Gabie: city won by Aruns 7.4621 ff.
Gabiens: 7.4612, 4646, 4694; see Tale of Tarquin and Aruns
Gaius Caligula: see Caligula
Gaius Fabricius: see Fabricius
Galahot: lover 8.2502
Galatea (Galathee): see Tale of Acis and Galatea 2.97 ff.; pursued by Polyphemus 2.107 ff.
Galba: drunkenness of Galba and Vitellius 6.537 ff.
Geber (Gibiere): one of first astron­omers 4.2608; magician 6.1323
Gebuz: one of first astronomers 7.1463
Gelboe: mountain where Saul and Jonathan die 4.1952
Gemini: 7.1031–50; 7.1267
Genesi(s): 5.1602; 8.42
Genius: Venus’ priest 1.189–202, 8.2075–83; explains confession 1.205–11; his dual office 1.233–46; "Venus whos condicioun I moste folwe" 1.260–61; must work "after the forme" and "so enforme" 1.275–76; must shrive five wits, the "gates" to heart 1.295–302; on the commercialization of passion 2.1927–29; on the blinding power of love 3.154–60, 389–91, 1323– 28, 1467–72; explains relationship of laws of nature and reason 3.1193–99, 7.5372–81; instructor on kingship 7.1 ff.; bearer of sup­plication to Venus 8.2306; stands by as Venus applies ointment 8.2809; his absolution of Amans 8.2894–2897
Gentilesse: 4.2190–2291
Geography: 7.521–620. See Aristotle
Geometry (Geometrie): 7.175–90. See Aristotle
Geptes (Gepides): Germanic warriors led by Gurmond 1.2466
Geta (Gete): Tale of Geta and Amphi­trion 2.2459 ff.
Gibiere: see Geber
Gideon (Gedeon): Story of Gideon 7.3627 ff.
Ghenbal (Gandal): Seal of Gandal 6.1320
Glodeside: Rosemund’s handmaid 1.2575 ff. See Tale of Albinus and Rosemund
Gluttony: Book 6; see also Drunkenness, Delicacy
Godelie: Ahab’s daughter 7.2553
Godfrey of Viterbo: see Pantheon
Gods of the Nations: 5.747 ff.; Chal­de­ans 5.750–88; Egyptians 5.789– 834; Greeks 5.835–1496; Idol-wor­ship 5.1497–1590; Jews 5.1598– 1736; Christians 5.1737–1959
Gorgons (Gorgones): 1.402. See Tale of Medusa
Gower, John: gives his name to Venus 8.2321; Venus gives beads and departing speech 8.2902–40
Grammar (Gramaire): 7.1530–31. See Aristotle
Greece, Greeks: Prol.717; 1.1108; 1.1117; 1.1162; 2.1618; 2.1644; 3.970 ff.; 3.1759; 3.1828; 3.2310; 3.2547; 4.1819; 4.1872; 4.2147; 5.817; 5.835–1496; 5.1560; 5.1592; 5.3247; 5.3311; 5.3359; 5.3685; 5.3902; 5.3927; 5.4022; 5.4249; 5. 7199 ff.; 7.887; 7.3059; 8.2515; 8. 2631; 8.2706; see Tale of King Namplus and the Greeks; see Tale of Medea and Jason; see Trojan Horse and Tale of Paris and Helen under Troy; see also Gods of the Nations
Gregois (Gregeis): Greek language 4.2147; Cadmus and Greek alpha­bet 4.2401; 5.3074; 5.3753; 5.3778; 5.7580; 7.3059
Gregory (Gregoire) the Great: Prol. 284; Moralia Prol.945; happy fall 5.1746–65; Homilies 5.1900–20
Gross(e)teste, Robert: clerk 4.234–43
Guilliam de Langharet: knight sent to arrest Pope Boniface 2.2995
Guinevere (Gunnore): 8.2502
Gula, Gule: see Gluttony
Gurmond: king of Geptes 1.2466. See Tale of Albinus and Rosemund

Ham (Cam, Cham): invents Hebrew alphabet 4.2396; son of Noah 7.546, 8.83; settles Africa 7.575–78
Hannibal (Hanybal): of Carthage 5.2054; against Rome 5.2198. See Tale of Virgil’s Mirror
Harmonia: see Armenie
Hate: defined 3.843–972
Hebrew (Hebreu): Hebrew language 4.2398; Jerome translating from 4.2653; law from Moses 7.3054; counsel of Balaam 7.4417–30; marriage practices 8.132 ff.
Hector (Ector): Penthesilea joins Troy for love of 4.2141, 5.2550, 8.2526; advice against attacking Greece 5.7331–72
Hecuba: wife of Priam 5.7308
Helen (Heleine): wife of Sallust and cousin to Constance 2.1200, 1437
Helen (Heleine): mother of Constan­tine 2.3471; see Tale of Constan­tine and Sylvester
Helen (Heleine, Heleyne, Eleine): queen of Troy 5.3073; 5.7472 ff.; company of lovers 8.2529; see also Tale of Paris and Helen
Helle(n): sister of Phrixus 5.4257
Hellican: messenger to Apollonius 8.575; see Tale of Apollonius
Helmege: beloved of Glodeside 1.2592 ff. See Tale of Albinus and Rose­mund
Henry (Henri), of Lancaster (Henry IV): dedication to Prol.87–89
Hercules: Tale of Deianara, Hercules, and Nessus 2.2145 ff.; Tale of Hercules and Achilons 4.2045 ff.; Greek god 5.1083–1102; god of shoulders and arms 5.1473–76; chi­valry 5.3294; counselor of Jason 5.3470, 3668, 3878; Tale of Her­cu­les and Faunus 5.6807 ff.; des­troy­er of Lamedon’s Troy 5.7198, 7217; overcomes horses of Diony­sius 7.3348; company of lovers 8.2506, 2560
Heredot: inventor of metrics 4.2413
Hermes: first alchemist 4.2606; astron­omer 7.1437, 1476
Hermyngeld (Hermyngheld): wife of Elde 2.749 ff. See Tale of Con­stance
Herupus: king of Armenia 4.1246
Holy Land: no peace 7.905–06
Homicide: defined 3.1089–1118; 3.1863–84; lawful homicide 3.2210–40; guilt of homicide 3.2516–98; bird with human face 3.2599–2616
Homilies (Omelie): Pope Gregory on sloth 5.1901
Honorius: Roman magician 6.1331
Horace (Orace): Egyptian god 7.3581
Horestes: see Orestes
Horses of the Sun: 7.850–64
Horus (Orus): Egyptian god 5.798
Humber: river 2.720
Humility (Humblesce): defined 1.3053–66; Tale of the Three Questions 1.3067–3402
Humors: 7.393–462. See Aristotle
Hungary (Hungarie): 1.2022
Hypocrisy (Ypocrisie): defined 1.585–760; religious 1.607–21; ecclesiastical 1.622–45; secular 1.646–72; hypocrisy of lovers 1.672–1234. See Tale of Mundus and Paulina
Hyppocras (Ypocras): 6.1409

Iante: female companion of Iphis 4.478 ff. See Tale of Iphis
Ic(h)arus: Tale of Icarus 4.1035 ff.
Idleness (Ydelnesse): defined 4.1083– 1235; idleness in love 4.1237–1501
Idols, Idol-worship: see Gods of the Nations
Ilicius: fiancé to Virginia 7.5151 ff. See Tale of Virginia
Incest: 8.199–270
Ingratitude: defined 5.4885–4936; 5.7619
Ino (Yno): daughter of Cadmus and step-mother of Phrixus and Helle 5.4271 ff.
Inobedience: defined 1.1235–1406; murmur and compleignte 1.1343– 95
Instruction of Kings: see Aristotle
Io (Yo): Jupiter’s consort turned to cow by Juno 4.3319 ff.; see Tale of Argus and Mercury
Iphis: daughter of Ligdus; see Tale of Iphis 4.451 ff.
Iphis: son of Theucer; see Tale of Iphis and Araxarathen 4.3515 ff.
Ipotacia (Ipotacie): 6.486; see Marriage of Pirithous under Pirithous
Iris: see Tale of Ceix and Alceone under Ceix
Isaac: marries own blood 8.110, 120
Isirus (Isre): see Osiris
Isis (Ysis): goddess of childbirth 1.805–06, 4.460–61, 5.801, 816–31; see Tale of Mundus and Paulina
Isolde (Bele Ysolde): 6.472; 8.2501
Israel (Irahel, Irael): Prol.551; 7.2530 ff.; 7.3628; 7.4123; 7.4411; 8.136; 8.245
Ithecus (Ichelous): maker of sounds 4.3044
Ithis: son of Procne 5.5887

Jaba: see Jadahel
Jacke: a good fellow 5.7752 ff.
Jacob: 8.121
Jadahel: invents fishing nets 4.2427
January (Janever): 7.1205
Janus: double face 7.1207
Japhet: son of Noah 7.546, 8.83; Europe 7.579–80
Jason (Jasoun): 5.3241; 5.3256 ff.; 5.4360; 5.7198; 8.2504; 8.2519; 8.2564. See Tale of Medea and Jason
Jealousy (Jelousie): defined 5.455–632
Jebuseie: land of Jebusites 7.3712
Jephthah (Jepte): 4.1507
Jephthah’s Daughter: Tale of Jephthah’s Daughter 4.1505 ff.
Jereboam (Jeroboas, Jeroboam): 7.4127; 7.4520 ff.; 7.4529; see also Folly of Rehoboam
Jerom(e): wise linguist 4.2654–60
Jerusalem: Nebuchadnezzar conquers 5.7019
Jesus (Jhesu): restorer of Paradise 5.1790; see also Christ
Jews (Jewes, Jwes, Juys, Judeam): Jephthah 4.1505; blind to pro­phecy 5.1713; Lollards like Jews 5.1731; 5.1808; led by Peter at Doomsday 5.1906; Saul and sor­cery 6.2384; see note to 3.3162; see also Gods of the Nations
Joab: slays Abner 2.3085–88; Solomon slays 7.3860–80
Joachim: foresees simony 2.3056
Job: poor as 5.2505
John: invoked by hypocrite 1.656
Jonathas: death foretold 4.1945
Joram: son of Josaphat 7.2551
Josaphat (Josaphas, Josaphath): king of Juda, marries Ahab’s daughter 7.2546 ff.; see Ahab and Michiah
Josephus: Jewish historian 4.2410
Joshua (Josue): enters Promised Land 5.1687–91
Jove: see Jupiter
Joy for Others’ Grief: 2.221–90
Jubal: inventor of vocal music 4.2418
Judas: deceitful traitor 1.657
Judea (Judee): subjugated by Nebu­chad­nezzar 1.2858; 7.2547; 7.3628; 8.245
Judeam: see Jews (5.1906)
Juesses: Solomon’s wives 8.2694
Julien: oath on saint 3.34
Julius Caesar: Age of Brass Prol.714; rhetorician 7.1597, 1615; Tale of Julius and the Poor Knight 7.2061 ff.; Caesar and the Flatterers 7.2449–86
July (Juil, Juyl): sign of Leo 7.1079; proverb 7.4300
June (Juin): sign of Cancer 7.1065
Juno: Of Jupiter, Juno, and Tiresias 3.738 ff.; helps Namplus destroy Greeks 3.983 ff.; receives Alceone’s prayer 4.2966 ff.; Jupiter and Juno 5.871 ff.; Sybil’s daughter 5.1171– 88; thwarts Latona’s birthing 5.1251; gall-bladder 5.1484; pro­tects Phrixus and Helle 5.4331, 4355; love-brokerage using Echo 5.4585 ff.; vengeance on Calistona 5.6285; Paris’ judgment 5.7412 ff.
Jupiter (Jove): travelers and angel 2.291; Of Jupiter, Juno, and Tiresias 3.738 ff.; Laar 3.818 ff.; love of Jutorne 3.821; loves Io 4.3318; Vul­can and Venus 5.645; chief god of Greeks 5.852–82; king of Crete 5.981; Semele and Dio­nysius 5.1044; slays Esculapius 5.1064; brother of Pluto 5.1105, 1119; son of Philerem, husband to Sybil and then Juno 5.1165, 1169 ff.; fathering Diana 5.1245; beget­ter of Cupid 5.1404; witness to Ja­son and Medea’s marriage 5.3485, 4588; helps Philomela 5.5741 ff.; rapes Calistona 5.6249, 6286; two casks 6.325–90, 8.2252; sire of Bacchus 6.399 ff.; affinity with stars 7.1331, 1411; Roman triumph 7.2372; turns Lichaon to wolf 7.3360
Jupiter (planet): brass his metal 4.2472; god of delicacy 7.907–34; home in Sagittarius 7.1155, Pisces 7.1230; stars and Jupiter 7.1331, 1340, 1389, 1411
Justice: see Five Points of Policy, Max­i­min, Gaius Fabricius, Car­midotirus, Cambises, Lycurgus
Justinian: just emperor who helps Bar­dus 5.5127
Justinian: mutilated by Leontius 7.3271, 3293
Jutorne: Jupiter’s mistress exposed by Laar 3.821
Juvente: mistress of magic 5.4037

Karle Calvus: king of France Prol.775
Kingship: self-kingship 8.2111–25; duty of kings 8.3054–3105; for instruction of kings see Aristotle
Knaresburgh: 2.943 ff.; 2.1264 ff.

Laar: punished for telling on Jupiter 3.819
Laban: Jacob’s uncle 8.122
Labo(u)r: 4.2363–94
Lachesce (Procrastination): defined 4.1–72; see also Tale of Aeneas and Dido
Lachesis: fate who assigns destiny 4.2761
Ladon: river 5.1015
Lamedon (Lamenedon): rejects Jason 5.3303, 7197 ff.; daughter abduc­ted 8.2515–24; see Tale of Medea and Jason; see Tale of Paris and Helen
Lampes: 7.856; see Horses of the Sun
Lancastre: see Henry
Lancelot: successful lover 4.2035; stands with Guinevere 8.2501
Langharet: see Guilliam
Language: see Rhetoric
Laodomie: Protesilaus’ wife, writes let­ter 4.1904–31; see also Protesilaus
lapis animalis: 4.2541–50
lapis vegetabilis: 4.2535–40
Largess(e) and Prodigality (Prodi­gal­ité): 5.7641–7760; see also Liber­ality, Five Points of Policy, and Tale of Julius and the Poor Knight under Julius Caesar
Latewar: slothful 4.252
Latin: language 2.3187; Latin writers 4.2633–74; Amans apologizes for telling Latin story in English 6.981; see also Aristarchus, Donat, Dindimus, Cicero, Ovid
Latona (Leto): begetting and birthing of Diana 5.1249 ff.
Lavinia (Lavine): Aeneas wins her over Turnus 4.2187
Law(e): Justinianus’ law 5.5143–62; law and land 7.2695–2708; amends realm 7.2702–08; misturned law 7.2759–64; Lycurgus’ law 7.2998– 3017; law-givers and kingly obliga­tion 7.3029–3102; of God 8.3096– 3105
Lazarus (Lazar): 6.1037 ff. See Tale of Dives and Lazarus
Leah (Lie): sister of Rachel 8.125
Lechery (Lecherie) (Incest): 8.1–270; see also Stealth and Mecherie, Chastity (under Five Points of Policy), Cupidinous Love, Love-Delicacy, Love-Drunkenness, Idle­ness in Love (all under Love)
Leo: astrological sign 7.1067–80; 7.1249
Leo: emperor of Rome Prol.739
Leontius (Leonce): cruel tyrant 7.3268–87
Leonin: master of brothel 8.1410 ff. see Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Lesbon: city of Lesbia where Agamem­non abducts the virgin Criseide 5.6436 ff.
Lethe (Lethes, Lethen): river of sleep (forgefulness) 4.3011; river of Hades 5.1109
Letter: Amans to Venus 8.2217–2300
Leucothoe (Leuchotoe): Tale of Leu­co­thoe 5.6713–83
Liberality (Liberalité): 5.7646; also see Five Points of Policy, Aristotle
Libra: 7.1101–20
Lichaon (Lichao): 5.6225; 5.6298; turned to wolf 7.3355–69; see also Tale of Calistona
Lichomede: father of Deidamia 5.2976 ff.; see Tale of Achilles & Deidamia
Liddos: land of the Lydians 7.4369
Ligdus: father of Iphis 4.451
Ligurgius (Lycurgus): father of Phyllis 4.738; Tale of Lycurgus 7.2917 ff.; giver of law to Athens 7.3058
Lion: Nobleness of the Lion 7.3387–99
Livius Virginius: father of Virginia 7.5136; plan to save Virginia 7.5204; see Tale of Virginia
Logic (Logique): 7.1532–41. See also Aristotle
Lollards (Lollardie): heretical sect Prol.349; like Antichrist 5.1806–24
Lombards (Lumbard, Lombars, Lom­bardes, Lombardz): simony Prol. 207; wheel of fortune Prol.772 ff.; King Albinus 1.2459–64; false-seeming 2.2101–2122; wealth and gourmet menu 6.857
Lombardy (Lombardie): Prol.755; home of Albinus 1.2461; gluttony 7.800
Lot (Loth): Lot and his Daughters 8.227–46
Lot’s wife (Lothes wif): turned to pil­lar of salt 8.227–28
Love: past reason 1.1–92; cupidinous love 1.93–187, 8.3138–61; idleness in love 4.1447–1501; effects of love 4.2292–2319; love as remedy for sloth 4.2326–62; wakefulness of love 4.2746–2888; love-brokerage (Tale of Echo) 5.4573–4652; love-drunkenness 6.76–324, 467–84; love-delicacy 6.665–955; blind love 8.2104–05, 8.2130–31; healing of love 8.2796–2869; heavenly love 8.3162–3172
Love-brokerage: see Echo
Lovers: detraction of lovers 2.444–586; hypocrisy of lovers 1.672–1229; presumption of lovers 1.2360–2398; jealousy of lovers 5.429–622; covetousness of lovers 5.2442–2642; stealth of lovers 5.6543–6712; sacrilege of lovers 5.7032–7194; prodigality of lovers 5.7761–7834; companies of lovers, 8.2440–2725
Louis (Lowis): king after Karle Calvus Prol.777
Louis (Lowyz): king of France opposes Pope Boniface 2.2966
Lucifer: falls through Pride 1.3299; falls from Heaven 5.1701; apostate angels 8.10–14, 22
Lucius: king of Rome learns from fool 7.3946. See Courtiers and the Fool
Lucius (Lucie): bishop of Wales 2.905
Lucretia (Lucrece): Rape of Lucrece 7.4754 ff.; with faithful women 8.2632–39
Luke: Gospel Prol.967; 6.976–77
Lybia (Lubie, Lubye): desert 6.410; Amos of 6.1922, 2069
Lychoride (Lichorida): nurse for Apollonius’ queen 8.1033; dies 8.1350. See Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Lydians (Liddos): attacked by Cyrus 7.4369

Macedon (Macedoyne, Macedoine): Philip king of 2.1616; falls to Rome 2.1840; Alexander king of 3.2451; Nectanabus visits 6.1809
Macer: ancient herbalist 6.1408
Machaire: Tale of Canace and Mac­haire 3.146 ff.; cause of Canace’s grief 8.2588
Madian (Midian): camp of Gideon’s enemies 7.3710
Magic: see Sorcery
Malebouche: wicked-tongue 2.389
Manachaz (Manachas): 7.1801; on strength of wine 7.1849–71; see Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth
Mane: writing on wall 5.7023
Manes: gods of the dead 5.1358–66
March (Marche, Mars): 5.5968; Ares 7.1008; 8.2843; 8.2852
Marcus (Marchus) Claudius: brother of Apius 7.5167 ff.; see Tale of Virginia
Mark (Marc): king of Cornwall 6.474
Mar(r)iage: Laws of 8.67–198
Mars: battle and Venus 5.651 ff.; god of war 5.883–914; god of arms 5.1215, 5.3506; breast 5.1477; Pallas his wife 5.6150. See Tale of Vulcan, Mars, and Venus
Mars (planet): iron his metal 4.2470; battle and Holy Land 7.889–906; home in Ares 7.992, Scorpio 7.1136; stars and Mars 7.1314, 1323, 1360, 1374, 1389, 1411
Marsagete: Thameris, queen of 7.3444
Mary (Marie): humility 1.3278
Masphat (Mizpeh): Jephthah’s home 4.1533
Mathematics (Mathematique): 7.145– 202, see also Aristotle
Maximin: Justice of 7.2765–82
May (Maii): 1.100; 1.2026; 1.2089; 7.1045; 7.2276
Mecherie (Micherie): see Stealth
Mede (Media): barbarous prince of 7.4335; Sara and Tobias’ home 7.5313
Medea (Medee): homicide 3.2559; poor and exiled 5.2539; Tale of Medea and Jason 5.3247 ff.; jilted woman 8.2563
Medusa (Meduse): Tale of Medusa 1.389 ff.; turns hearts to stone 1.551
Megaster: Ychonithon’s book on as­tron­omy 7.1455
Melancholy (Malencolie): defined 3.27–133; cold and dry humor 7.402; spleen 7.449
Menander: king and poet 4.109; writer 4.2409
Menelaus (Menelay): aids Orestes 3.2136; his cause against Troy 5.3072; complaining lover 8.2547. See Tale of Paris and Helen
Menesteus: defender of Orestes’ deeds 3.2145
Mercury (Mercurie, Mercurius): helps Perseus 1.422 ff.; father of Hercules 4.2053–59; Tale of Argus and Mercury 4.3317 ff.; biography 5.937–54; father of Androgynus 5.1399; speaker of false laws 5.1465–66; tongue 5.1467; sends vision to Paris 5.7411; gave law to Lycurgus 7.2967; gave law to Egyptians 7.3056
Mercury (planet): quicksilver his metal 4.2474; influences 7.755–70; bene­volence in Virgo 7.1087; disaster in Sagittarius 7.1156 ff.; stars and Mercury 7.1382, 1421, 1427
Mercy (Merci): strange merciful bird 3.2618–38; mercy with justice 7.4167–4202
Mese: Teucer king of Messina 3.2645, 4.3516
Metamorphoses (Metamor, Methamor): Medusa 1.389; Leucothoe 5.6711; see Ovid
Metodre: Methodius’ Revelationes 8.48
Micene(s): Orestes’ quest 3.2039; Ae­gisthus’ responds 3.2081
Michiah (Micheas, Michee): worthless fellow 7.2595 ff.; 7.2667; see Ahab and Michiah
Midas (Mide, Myde): Tale of Midas 5.141 ff.; as example 5.412
"middel weie": Prol.17
Military prowess: see Prowess
Mineral(l)s: 4.2551–96
Minerva (Minerve): sacrifice for suc­cess of Trojan Horse 1.1120, 1147; founder of weaving 4.2435; her powers 5.1189–1206; influence on brain cells 5.1460; Thoas’ treach­ery in her temple 5.1831; judg­ment of Paris 5.7413; Alcestis’ sacrifice to 7.1922, 1933; see also Pallas
Minos: king of Crete 5.5231 ff.; see Tale of Theseus and Ariadne
Minotaur (Minotaurus, Minotaure): Tale of Icarus 4.1043; Minos and cruel monster 5.5277, 5.5291 ff.
Mitelene: city where Apollonius’ Thais makes her way 8.1405, 1610, 1917
Moab, Moabite: one of Solomon’s lovers 7.4503; son of Lot and his daughter 8.235–41
Moloch: Amonite god to whom Solo­mon sacrifices 7.4509
Moon (Mone): lovers and 1.1315–27; Pyramus and moon­light 3.1418; silver its metal 4.2469; Philo­sophers’ Stone and 4.2569–70; Ceph­alus’ prayer to Diana, god­dess of the moon 4.3238–52; dreams and 4.3280–95; stealth by moonlight 5.5804–05, 5.6507–10; the planet and its properties 7.721–54; tides 7.723–24; animals influenced in the sea 7.725–27; dew 7.729–30; its borrowed light 7.731–35; influence at birth 7.746– 48; influence on Germany and England 7.749–54; residence in Cancer 7.1060–64; hostility of Capricorn 7.1175; Venus and 7.1395; Nature under the moon 7.1447, 8.2330; God’s realm beyond 7.3798; magic and 7.4115
Moor (More): a dark-skinned person 1.1686
Moralia (Moral) (Gregory): Prol.945
Morien: an alchemist 4.2609
Moris: son of Constance and Allee 2.937, 975; sent to serve Allee 2.1365 ff.; see Tale of Constance
Morpheus: god of sleep 4.3039, 3057; see Tale of Ceix and Alceone
Moses (Moises): avaricious Pharisee of Prol.306; homicide forbidden by 3.2254; Ring of Oblivion 4.648– 64; manna in wilderness 5.1656– 83; Dives and Lazarus 6.1092; as­tron­omer 7.1475; law-giver 7.3054
Mountain: Tale of Mountain and Mouse 7.3553–75
Mouse: Tale of Mountain and Mouse
Mundus: Tale of Mundus and Paulina1.761 ff.
Murmur: see Inobedience
Muse: "no more of love make" 8.3140
Music (Musike, Musiq[u]e): 7.163–74, see also Aristotle
Mynitor: Numitor 5.897

Nabal: father of Jeroboam 7.4530
Nabuzardan: Babylonian general who carried Israel to captivity 5.7013
Nachaie: Ithaca (?) 6.1660
Naiades: 5.1334
Namplus (Nauplus): Tale of King Nam­plus and the Greeks 3.973 ff.; father of Palamades 3.1013 ff., 4.1817; Tale of Nauplus and Ulys­ses 4.1815 ff.; proves Ulysses sane 4.1856 ff.
Narcissus (Narcizus, Narcise): Tale of Narcissus 1.2275 ff.; a complain­ing lover 8.2542
Natural Science: see Physics
Neabole: Roman beauty devoted to Venus 5.1435
Nebuchadnezzar (Nebugodonosor): Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream Prol.585 ff.; Nebuchadnezzar’s Vainglorious Punishment 1.2785 ff.; third con­queror of Jerusalem 5.7018
Nectanabus: example of deceit 5.6671; Tale of Nectanabus 6.1789 ff.; magician and astronomer 7.1296
Negligence (Necligence): defined 4.887–978
Nembrot (Nembroth): tower of Babel Prol.1018; idolator 5.1547; astrol­oger 7.1452
Neptune (Neptunus): gates of Nep­tune defiled 1.1152; helps Galatea 2.180; brother of Jupiter 5.983 ff.; child of Saturn 5.1146; Tale of Neptune and Cornix 5.6145 ff.; keeper of water streams 6.1406; guardian of sea 8.623; law of 8.1595; feasts 8.1614 ff. See also Trojan Horse
Nereides: 5.1335–1347
Nero: On Nero’s Sensuality 6.1151 ff.
Nessus: centaur 2.2168 ff.; see Tale of Deianara, Hercules, and Nessus
Nestor: Tale of Athemas and Deme­phon 3.1801 ff.
Neuma (Numa) Pompilius: giver of Trojan law 7.3057
Nicagoras (Nigargorus): writer 5.1521
Nicholas (Nicolas): pope 2.2809; see Tale of Pope Boniface
Nile (Nil): river 7.561
Ninus: king of Assyria 5.1541–58
Noah (Noe): fellowship Prol.1015; world made in his degree 5.1605; sons and daughters of 7.542; first writer in Hebrew 7.1452; Second Age 8.79–84
Nonarcigne: Pan’s wood 5.1009
Northumberland: dwelling place of Arcadia 2.717
November (Novembre): 7.1167

October (Octobre): 7.1139
Octovien: gold of 5.4731
Oenes: father of Deianara 4.2045
Oetes: father of Medea 5.3321
Old age (Elde): 8.2820–33; elderly lov­ers, 8.2665–2719; compared to the seasons, 8.2834–2857
Olimpe (Olympus): 5.3997
Olympias (Olimpias): queen of Mac­e­donia 6.1824; in bed hoping the god of Lubie will matter 6.1967. See Tale of Nectanabus
Omelie: see Homilies
Orayn: Horus the younger 5.806–10
Orbis: sphere 7.613, 618, 687
Orchamus: father of Leucothoe 5.6727; see Tale of Leucothoe
Oreades: mountain nymphs 5.1330
Orestes (Horestes): Tale of Orestes 3.1885–2195
Organs: 7.393–489, see also Aris­totle
Origins of Mankind: 8.21–66
Ortolan: alchemist 4.2609
Orus: see Horus
Osiris (Isirus): Egyptian god 5.798– 805
Otho (Othrin): mountain 5.3997; see Tale of Medea and Jason
Otto (Othes) the Great: Holy Roman Emperor Prol.818
Ovid(e): Acteon 1.333; Medusa 1.386, 389; Narcissus 1.2274; Poli­phe­mus’ love of Galatea 2.106; death of Hercules 2.2297; Teresias 3.361, 736; man more than a beast 3.381; sing Ovid’s songs 4.1211; how to cool love 4.2669, 2674; Jupiter and Io 4.3317; Bacchus 5.140; Jupiter and delight 5.635; Vulcan and Venus 5.878; be not foresworn 5.4229; Tereus and Procne 5.5570; Neptune and Cornix 5.6146; stealth in love 5.6710–11; blind cupid 8.2266; on Venus 8.2273; in company of lovers 8.2719

Paceole: river Midas washes in 5.299
Pafagoine: town at world’s end 4.2148
Palamades: son of Namplus 3.1007, 4.1817. See Tale of King Namplus
Palene: island in Thrace where Minerva was raised 5.1199 ff.
Palladion: shrine of Pallas 5.1833 ff.
Pallant: father of Pallas 5.1209
Pallas: her shield 1.420, 431; wife of Mars 5.1207–20
Pan: god of nature 5.1005–42, 8.2239; piper 8.2476 ff.
Pandas: early writer 4.2410
Pandion: king of Athens and father of Procne and Philomena 5.5556
Pandulf: early writer 4.2408
Panthasas: spirit who changes forms 4.3049. See Tale of Ceix and Alceone
Pantheon: a cronique 8.272
Paphos: island 4.435
Paphus: son of Pygmalion 4.434
Parasie: mountain in Pan’s domain 5.1011
Paris: Tale of Paris and Helen 5.7195 ff.; company of lovers 8.2529
Parsimony (Skarsnesse): defined 5.4671–4780; division of Avarice 5.7619; opposite to Prodigality 5.7697
Pasiphe: minotaur’s mother 5.5279
Patience of Socrates: see Socrates
Paul (Poul): apostle chosen by God Prol.434; apostle on end of world Prol.881; with Peter 2.3335, 3478; apostle to many lands 5.1910–11
Paulina (Pauline): 1.765 ff.; see Tale of Mundus and Paulina
Paulus Emilius: Roman consul 2.1776 ff. See Tale of Demetrius and Perseus
Peace (Pes): privilege of good rule Prol.109; Christ’s gift of Prol.165 ff., 244; no "loveday" in Hell Prol. 1046–50; Arion’s song of peace Prol.1056–75; Trojan Horse as trick for 1.1103; love and peace 3.1647, 8.3162–72; given to shep­herds and good people 3.2255–59; Oenes keeper of 4.2046; law made for 7.2830; Gower prays for 8.2912–13; pray and procure it and rule of charity 8.2998–3001
Pelage: papal absolver of Allee 2.1316
Peleus (Pelias): Jason’s uncle 5.3249; his death 5.4187. See Tale of Medea and Jason
Peleus: slayer of his brother 3.2550
Peneie: river sought by Medea 5.4006
Penelope (Penolope): her letter 4.152 ff.; Ulysses’ wife and mother of son 4.1822 ff., 6.1471–72; faithful woman 8.2621–31. See also Tale of Ulysses and Penelope and Tale of Ulysses and Telegonus
Pentapolis (Pentapolim): city where Apollonius gets a new start 8.658; Apollonius becomes king 8.1966 ff. See Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Penthesilea (Pantasilee): 4.2135–47; 4.2166–72; 5.2547–51; 8.2527
Perjury (Perjurie): 5.2859–2902; 5.3219–40; 5.7617
Peronelle: clever bride 1.3396. See Tale of Three Questions
Perse (Perseus): dog of Paulus Emil­ius’ daughter 2.1784 ff.
Perseus (Perse): envious king of Mace­don 2.1620; 2.1647 ff. See Tale of Demetrius and Perseus
Perseus: slayer of Medusa 1.419–35
Persia (Perse, Perce), Persians: Cyrus king of Prol.678 ff., 7.4366 ff.; sul­tan of 2.2548, 2629 ff.; war­mon­gers 3.2312; Daires 7.1784; Sperta­chus 7.3433 ff.
Peter: fishing Prol.234; hypocrite says Peter, thinks Judas 1.656; Peter and Paul 2.3335, 3478; steersman 5.1871; father of faith 5.1904–07
Petro: knight, Peronelle’s father 1.3395
Petronius (Petornius): writer 5.1520
Phaeton (Pheton): son of Pheobus 4.983 ff.; Tale of Phaeton 4.979 ff.
Phara: trusted companion of Gideon 7.3697
Pharaoh (Pharao): 5.1654
Phares: writing on the wall 5.7023
Pharisee: Prol.305
Phebe: Cephalus’ praise to 4.3254
Phedra (Fedra): Ariadne’s sister 5.5395; taken by Theseus 5.5482; lover with Theseus 8.2514. See Tale of Theseus and Ariadne
Philemenis: king of Pafagoine and friend of Penthiselea 4.2151–82
Philemon: inventor of physiognomy 4.2405–06
Philen: wife of Athemas 5.4251; see Tale of Phrixus and Helle
Philerem: Philyria, mother of Jupiter 5.1163
Philip(pe): king of Macedon 2.1616 (see Tale of Demetrius and Per­seus); 6.2112, 2221; see Tale of Nectanabus
Phillis: daughter of Lycurgus 4.743; changed to nut-tree (Phillis philli­berd, 4.869) 4.866 ff.; company of lovers 8.2554; see Tale of Demo­phon and Phyllis
Philogeus: 7.857; see Horses of the Sun
Philomena (Philomene): sister of Proc­ne 5.5561 ff.; changed to nightingale 5.5998–99; lamenting woman 8.2583. See Tale of Tereus, Procne, and Philomena
Philosopher: see Aristotle
Philotenne: daughter of Strangulio 8.1337
Phinees: thwarts Saracen scheme to seduce Hebrews with beautiful women 7.4432 ff.
Phitonesse: witch of Samaria to whom Saul goes 4.1937, 6.2384–90
Phocus: slain by his brother Peleus 3.2551
Phoebus (Phebus): Tale of Phebus and Cornide 3.783 ff.; Tale of Phebus and Daphne 3.1685 ff.; Phaeton his son 4.979 ff.; Prayer of Ceph­alus 4.3197, 3243 ff.; his temple defined by Agamemnon 5.6447 ff.; love of Leucothoe 5.6740 ff.; ser­pent in temple devours sacrifice and Brutus interprets 7.4704–53
Phoieus: father of girl abandoned by Aegisthus 3.2023 ff.
Phorceus: father of Medusa 1.390
Phrixus (Frixus): Tale of Phrixus and Helle 5.4243 ff.
Phyryns: mutilates face to avoid tempting woman 5.6372
Physics (Phisique): 7.135–44; see Aristotle
Pictagoras: see Pythagoras
Pigne: a wood in Arcadia 5.1010
Pileon: mountain where Achilles is educated 4.1980
Piramus: see Pyramus
Pirithous (Pirotous): Marriage of Pirithous 6.485–529
Pirrus: see Pyrrhus
Pisces (Piscis): 7.1215–36; 7.1253
Pity (Pité): Charity, mother of 2.3173– 83; see also Five Points of Policy 7.3103 ff.
Planet(e)s: see Astronomy 7.721 ff.
Plato: great philosopher 6.1404; com­panion of Sortes 8.2718
Pliades (Clota): 7.1319–27
Pluto: king of Hell 4.2851; brother of Jupiter 5.1104–26; brother of Juno and Neptune 5.1146; abductor of Proserpina 5.1290; invoked by Medea 5.4052
Policy (Policie): See Five Points of Policy, see also Aristotle
Poliphemus (Polipheme): 2.107 ff.; see Tale of Acis and Galatea
Polixena (Polixenen): loved by Achil­les 4.1696; defiles temple of Apollo by love of Achilles 5.7593; slain by Pyrrhus 8.2593
Pompeius (Pompeie): a world ruler 5.5533; Tale of Pompeius and the King of Armenia 7.3215 ff.
Poul: see Paul
Poulins: see Apollo
Practice (Practique): see Aristotle
Presumption: see Surquiderie
Priam (Priamus): death 3.975; king of Troy 3.1890; son of Lamedon 5.7226 ff.; maker of New Troy 8.2523; his daughter Polixena 8.2592; see also Tale of Paris and Helen
Pride: Prol.445; defined 1.3403–40; see also Hypocrisy, Inobedience, Surquiderie, Avantance, Vain-glory, Humility
Procne (Progne): first daughter of Pandion 5.5559 ff.; complaint of the sisters 8.2583. See Tale of Tereus, Procne, and Philomena
Prodigality (Prodegalité): and Largess 5.7641–7834; Prodigality of Kings 7.2149–76
Prometheus (Promotheus): sculptor 4.2422; image-maker 5.1523
Proserpina (Proserpine): goddess with Pluto 4.2850, 5.4053; daughter of Ceres 5.1277–1302
Protesilaus (Protheselai): would die heroically 4.1901–34; see Laodomie
Protheus: astronomer and magician 5.3082; necromancer 5.6672
Provence: ambush of Pope Boniface 2.3004
Prowess (Prouesse, Prouesce): 4.1615–2199
Prussia (Prus): 4.1630
Pseudo: False 5.1879
Ptolemy (Tholome, Tholomeus): as­tron­omer 6.1403; author of Alma­gest 7.1043, 1201, 1459
Puile: Apulia 5.2064 ff.; 5.2646
Pusillanimity (Pusillamité): see Cowardice
Pygmalion (Pymaleon): Pygmalion and his statue 4.371 ff.
Pyramus (Piramus): Tale of Pyramus and Thisbe 3.1331 ff.; complain­ing lover 8.2543
Pyrrhus (Pirrus): slayer of Penthiselea 4.2161; son of Achilles 5.3195; slayer of Polixena 8.2593. See Tale of Achilles and Deidamia
Pythagoras (Pictagoras): 6.1410

Rachael: see Tobias and Sara
Rachel: wife of Jacob 8.127
Rageman: game of chance sometimes using women as tokens 8.2379
Rages: town in Mede where Sara lived 7.5313
Raguel: father of Sara 7.5315
Ramoth Galaath: site of Ahab’s last battle 7.2541
Rapacity (Ravine): defined 5.5505– 5550; 5.7623
Raphael: instructor to Thobie 7.5358; expulsion with fiery sword 8.44
Ravenna (Ravenne): Rosemund takes refuge in 1.2638
Ravine: see Rapacity
Razel: book by "Solomon" on secrets of creation 6.1316
Rebekah (Rebecke): Isaac’s bride 8.115
Rehoboam (Roboas): Folly of Reho­bo­am 7.4027–4129; heir to Solo­mon 7.4029; displaced by Jero­boam 7.4128
Religions: see Gods of the Nations
Remus: co-founder of Rome 5.900 ff.
Rhea (Rea): Saturn’s wife, mother of Jupiter 5.849
Rhetoric (Rethorike, Rethoriq[u]e): see Aristotle
Richard II: date Prol.25; dedication *Prol.24–92, *8.2987; "mi worthi prince" *8.3014
Roboas: see Rehoboam
Robbery (Robberie): defined 5.6075– 6144; 5.7621
Rodes (Rhoads): 4.1630
Rodopeie: Demephon lands at 4.734
Romanie: knight of 2.2638; Livius Vir­ginius defender of 7.5155
Rome, Romans: empire Prol.715 ff.; fallen city Prol.845; Paulina 1.763 ff.; Constantine’s Rome 2.588 ff., 1173, 1180, 1195 ff.; Allee’s pil­grimage 2.1315 ff.; Allee’s return from 2.1448 ff.; Arcennus’ joy 2.1537; Moris heir 2.1551; Con­stance the widow returns 2.1583 ff.; Perseus envies Rome 2.1638 ff., 1663, 1763; Consul Paulus Emilius 2.1772 ff.; his defense of 2.1806, 1829; Perseus in disguise 2.1848; peace 2.2502 ff.; Virgil’s mirror 5.2031–2224; Julius and Cithero 7.1598; Consul Fabricius 7.2785; Consul Carmidotirus 7.2846, 2882 ff.; Romulus 7.3061; Trajan 7.3145; Pompeius 7.3216; king of Armenia 7.3222–32; cruel Leon­tius 7.3269, 3282; Lucius 7.3946; Anthonius 7.4188; Tarquin and Aruns 7.4593–5123; Apius Claud­ius 7.5131–5300; Caligula 8.199
Roman Triumph: 7.2355–2411
Romulus: co-founder of Rome 5.900 ff.; 7.3061
Rosemund (Rosemounde): maiden 1.2481; see Tale of Albinus and Rosemund
Rosiphelee: see Tale of Rosiphelee 4.1245 ff.

Saba: goddess with Faunus 5.6833; with nymphs 5.6932
Sacrilege (Sacrilegge): defined 5.6961–7194; 5.7623
Sagittarius (Sagittaire): 7.1141–68
Saluste(s): deceased father of Con­stance 2.1199, 1220
Samarie: Phitonesse 4.1938, 6.2387; King Josaphat 7.2554
Sampnites: bring gold to Fabricius who declines it 7.2787 ff.
Sampson: overcome by love-sickeness 6.94; Delilah 8.2703
Samuel: Saul and Phitonesse 4.1936–62; prophet to Saul 7.3820–45
Saracen (Sarazin[e]): old fiend Sara­zine puts Constance on naked ship 2.705 ff.; Gower questions the of killing Saracens 3.2489; kill a Sara­cen, kill a soul 4.1679; Gideon dreams of two 7.3702 ff.; Amalek uses beautiful women to defend land against Israel 7.4412; Solo­mon’s concubines 7.4496, 8.2694
Sar(r)a: daughter of Raguel 7.5315 ff. See Tobias and Sara
Sardanapulus (Sardana Pullus): king of Assyria 7.4314–43
Satiri: satyrs 5.1327
Saturn (Saturnus, Saturne, Satorne): god of vineyards, commerce, coin-making 4.2445–50; biography and castration 5.845–63; sovereign of false gods 5.1133; Sybil’s hus­band 5.1143; prophecy and beget­ting of Jupiter 5.1155–65; exile from Crete and invents craft of plow­ing in Italy 5.1221; Venus his daughter 5.1388; invents geo­mancy 6.1293
Saturn (planet): lead his metal 4.2471; cold, cruel, malicious 7.935–46; home in Virgo 7.1115, Capricorn 4.3223, 7.1174, Aquarius 7.1188; stars and Saturn 7.1330, 1340, 1374, 1427; no grace with Venus 8.2275
Saul: with the witch Phitonesse 4.1935–62, 6.2384–90; Saul and Agag 7.3820–45
Saxo(u)n: Allee 2.723; "Couste" a Saxon word 2.1405
Scipio: see Cipio
Scorpio: 7.1121–40; 7.1259; 7.1403
Scottes: 2.929
Sedechie: Zedekiah, flatterer of Ahab 7.2566 ff.
Segne (Seine): river 5.1113
Selonites: prophet 7.4515
Sem: son of Noah 7.546; Africa 7.554– 74; Second Age 8.83
Semele (Samele): Jupiter begets Dio­nysius in 5.1044
Semiramis: her city 3.1332; prostitu­tion 5.1432
Senec(a): on envy 2.3095 ff.; on sufficiency 5.7735–39
Sensuality: see Delicacy
September (Septembre): 7.1117; 8.2845
Septemtrion: northern hemisphere 7.1264
Serapis: idol 5.1559–85
Severus: father of Anthonie 7.4575
Seyix: see Ceix
Sibeles (Sibele, Sibille): 5.1135–71; 5.7454
Sicily (Cizile, Cilly): hag in Florent is princess of 1.1841; residence of Circe and Calypso 6.1424
Siculus: Cruelty of Siculus 7.3295– 3332
Sidonia (Sidoyne): Astrathen goddess of 7.4499
Signs: see Astronomy
Silanus (Cillene, Cillenus): consul- designate 7.1599; 7.1607
Silenus (Cillenus): priest of Bacchus 5.143
Silvestre: recipient of Constantine’s donation Prol.742; receives the emperor on Mt. Celion 2.3351 ff.
Simon Magus: Prol.204–05; Prol.241; Prol.444–49; 2.3055
Siren(e)s: 1.481–529
Skarsnesse (Scarsnesse): see Parsi­mony
Sleeping and Waking: 4.3135–86
Sloth (Slowthe, Slouthe): Book 4; see also Lachesce, Cowardice, Forget­fulness, Negligence, Idleness, Prowess, Gentilesse, Labor
Socrates: Patience of Socrates 3.639–98; Sortes (?) 8.2718
Solinus (Solyns, Solins): natural his­torian on bird with human face 3.2600; early writer 4.2410
Solomon (Salomon): wise man 4.2340– 45; love-drunk 6.93; his books of magic 6.1317–18; his proverbs 6.1407; a time for peace and war 7.3594–99; executes Joab 7.3865; Solomon’s wisdom 7.3891–3912; his death 7.4027; his lust appetite and evil example 7.4469–4545; his lechery 8.2691
Somnolence (Sompnolence): defined 4.2701–2926
Sorcery (Sorcerie) and Witchcraft: defined 6.1261–1390; Zoroaster and Phitonesse 6.2367–2400. See also Ulysses, Nectanabus, Saul, and Zoroaster
Sorrow for Others’ Joy: 2.148–96
Sortes: magician (sortes sanctorum ?) and the elderly lover 8.2718
Soul(e)s: of man 7.490–520. See also Aris­totle
Spain (Spai[g]ne): Tale of Three Ques­tions 1.3390; Constance passes by 2.1088; Galba and Vitellius 6.539, 569
Spartacus (Spertachus): a cruel warrior. See Tale of Spertachus and Thameris 7.3417 ff.
Spercheidos: river sought by Medea 5.4006
Spodius: Babio’s servant 5.4817
Stars: see Astronomy
Stealth (Stelthe) (Mecherie): defined 5.6493–6712; 5.7621
Stellibon: monstrous child of Phorceus 1.398
Steward: Tale of the King and His Steward’s Wife 5.2643 ff.
Stinfalides: city of Pan festivals 5.1019
Strangulio: burgess of Tharse and husband of Dionise 8.545; put in charge of Thais 8.1290 ff. See Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Styx (Stige): river of Hades 5.1113
Sulpicius (Sulpices): early writer 4.2407
Sultan: see Tale of Constance under Constance; see also Tale of the False Bachelor
Sun (Sonne): Diogenes’ tub to watch the sunrise 3.1221–1311; earth under the sun 3.2450, 7.2331; Phoebus, cause of warmth and health 4.979–81; Phaeton, Phoe­bus’ son, and the sun’s fiery chariot 4.983–1030; Icharus’ feathers melted away by the sun 4.1055–67; Rosipheles’ walking alone at sun­rise 4.1284–96; Gold, the sun’s metal 4.2468; Sun and the Philo­so­phers’ Stone 4.2569–79; Chimerie and house of god of sleep 4.2985– 94; Cephalus’ prayer to the sun 4.3195–3237; marker of mutability 7.99; the planet, its properties, stones, mansion (Leo), influences 7.803–88
Supplantation (Supplantacio[u]n): defined 2.2327–2458
Suriale: sister of Stellibon and Medusa 1.399
Surie (Surrie): Syria 6.2375; 7.2539
Surquiderie (Presumption): defined 1.1883–1976; presumption of lovers 1.2258–2377
Synon: Greek spy and trickster 1.1172

Tail of Scorpio (Denebalgedi): star 7.1426–33
Taliart: murderer sent by Antiochus in pursuit of Apollonius 8.505, 513
Taltabius: guardian of Orestes 3.1928
Tamar (Thamar): sister of Amon for­lain by him 8.215
Tantalus (Tantaly): Punishment of Tantalus 5.363–97
Tarbis (Tharbis): seduced by Moses and the Ring of Oblivion 4.650–64
Tarquin(us): Tale of Tarquin and Aruns 7.4593 ff.; 8.2634; see Rape of Lucrece
Tartarie: land of the Tartars 4.1631
Taurus: second sign 7.1015–30; 7.1267
Techel: writing on wall 5.7023
Tegea: wood haunts of Diana 5.6242
Telegonus (Thelegonus): son of Ulys­ses and Circe 6.1619 ff. See Tale of Ulysses and Telegonus
Telephus: son of Achilles; see Tale of Telephus and Teucer 3.2639 ff
.Telamon (Thelamon): king of Greece, abductor of Esiona 5.7216, 8.2515. See Tale of Paris and Helen
Terbelis (Therbellis): king of Bulgaria 7.3291
Tereus: 8.2585; Tale of Tereus, Procne, and Philomena 5.5551 ff.
Termegis: early writer 4.2408
Tersites (Thersites): eschewer of knighthood 7.3585–89
Teucer (Theucer): king of Mysia 3.2645 ff.; father of Iphis who loved cold Araxarathen 4.3516 ff. See Tale of Telephus and Teucer
Thaise (Thayse, Taise): Apollonius’ daughter 8.1295 ff.; her tombstone 8.1536; crowned queen of Mite­lene 8.1916 ff. See Tale of Apol­lonius of Tyre
Thameris: queen of Marsagete 7.3445. See Tale of Spertachus and Tha­meris
Tharse (Tharsis): residence of Stran­gulio and Dionise 8.542 ff. See Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Thebes: 1.338, 1.1992
Thebith (Tabet): Arabian mathema­tician 6.1322
Theges: first augurer 4.2403
Thelacuse: King Ligdus’ wife, mother of Iphis 4.452
Thelamacus (Thelamachus): Ulysses’ son put in front of plow 4.1851 ff.; locked away 6.1586–77; united with half-brother 6.1757 ff.
Thelous: renegade knight who would rape Constance 2.1092
Theology (Theologie): 7.73–134, see also Aristotle
Theophilus (Theophile): Dionise’s bondsman assigned to murder Thais 8.1359, 1500; see Tale of Apollonius of Tyre
Theory (Theorique): see Aristotle
Theseus: Tale of Theseus and Ariadne 5.5231–5483; untrue in love 8.2511, 2557
Thessaly (Thessaile): 5.4018
Thetis: mother of Achilles 5.2961 ff.; see Tale of Achilles and Deidamia
Thisbe (Tisbee): hot for Pyramus 3.1374 ff.; example of more haste, worse speed 3.1663; dies impaled on sword 8.2578. See Tale of Pyra­mus and Thisbe
Thoas: false priest of goddess Minerva 5.1831– 47
Tholomé (Tholomeus): see Ptolemy
Thomas: apostle of India 5.1909–10
Thophis: cave favored by Hercules and Eolen 5.6817
Thosz: Greek author of magic 6.1314
Thought: Third food of Delicacy 6.748; lusty cook who makes late suppers with fantasy and desire 6.903-36
Thrace (Trace): isle where Minerva raised 5.1198; Tereus’ homeland 5.5569; Tereus king of 5.5832
Tiber (Tibre): river Mundus’ idols cast into 1.1042; Hannibal builds bridge for his troops over 5.2206
Tiberius: emperor of Rome 1.762; emperor who overthrows Leontius and mutilates him 7.3281
Tiberius (Tiberie) Constantine: father of Constance 2.590. See Tale of Constance
Tiresias: Tale of Tiresias and the Snakes 3.361 ff.; judges between Jupiter and Juno in love dispute 3.749
Tobias (Thobie): Tobias and Sara 7.5307–65
Topazion: Topaz stone 7.1406
Tower of Babel: built by Nembrot Prol.1019
Trajan (Troian): piteous emperor of Rome 7.3144
Tricolonius: son of Ceres 5.1239
Tristesce (Despondency): defined 4.3389–3514
Tristram: love-drunk 6.471; with Isolde as lover 8.2500
Triton: lake baby Minerva found be­side 5.1192
Trocinie: Ceix king of 4.2928
Troilus: lover of Criseida 2.2457; Amans reads story for consolation 4.2795; his unfortunate love 5.7597–7602; with Criseida as lover with heavy cheer 8.2531
Troy (Troie), Trojans (Troiens): Book of Troy as source for: sirens in tale of 1.483, Namplus 3.971, Achilles and Deidamia 5.3245, Ulysses 7.1559; Trojan Horse 1.1077 ff.; Agamemnon takes Briseis 2.2452; Namplus and Palamades 3.974 ff., 1004, 1022; Athemas and Deme­phone 3.1757; Orestes 3.1885, 1904, 1914; Aeneas’ journey from 4.81; Ulysses returns from 4.147; examples of prowess 4.1901–34; Penthesilea 4.2143; priest Thoas 5.1833–47; Achilles and Deidamia 5.3071; rape of daughter of Crises 5.6450, 6455; Ulysses and Tele­go­nus 6.1391; law given by Neuma Pompilius 7.3056; Thersites’ bad example 7.3581–93; Esiona and 8.2517. See also Tale of Paris and Helen 5.7195 ff.
Trump of Death: 1.2021 ff.
Truth (Trouthe, Trowthe): see Five Points of Policy and Esdras
Tubal: iron- and steelworker 4.2425
Tullius: see Cicero
Turnus (Turne): loses Lavinia to Aeneas 4.2186
Two Coffers: Tale of the Two Coffers 5.2273 ff.
Tymolus: hill over cave of Thophis 5.6831
Typhon: Egyptian-Greek god 5.798–809
Tyr(e): 8.375 ff.; see Tale of Apollonius of Tyre

Ulysses (Uluxes, Ulixe[s]): escapes sirens 1.516 ff., Amans less success­ful escaping sirens 1.561; plays the madman to avoid induction 4.1818 ff.; sortie goes with Diomede to find Achilles 5.3099 ff.; seduction of Antenor’s wits 7.1558–63; late getting back to Penelope 8.2623. See Tale of Ulysses and Penelope, Tale of Nauplus and Ulysses, Tale of Achilles and Deidamia, and Tale of Ulysses and Telegonus
Unkindeschipe: see Ingratitude
Usury (Usure): defined 5.4383–4572; 5.7618

Vainglory (Veine gloire): defined 1.2681–2784
Valentinian: chastity of 5.6395–6416
Valerius (Valerie, Valeire) Maximus: virginity valued for men as well as women 5.6360; value of pity 7.3181
Vegecius: clerk who tells story of Ylia 5.885
Venenas (Benenais): star 7.1393–1400
Venus: Amans prays to goddess of Love 1.124–37; "what art thou, sone?" 1.154–59; "tell thi maladie" 1.164–67; calls Genius to assist 1.196–97; Amans’ relationship with 1.260–80, 4.1786–94; Venus and Fortune’s wheel 1.2490–93; must follow Cupid’s law herself 4.1467–71; born from Saturn’s genitals 5.852–59; Genius’ shame at being her priest 5.1382–83; biog­raphy 5.1388–1452; guardian of sexual organs 5.1493; Genius’ concern that he exceeds Venus’ purview in discussing education of the king 6.2424–28, 7.9, 20; Gen­ius remembers his charge from Venus but will focus on virtue more than vice to teach his lore 8.2075– 83; Amans requests friend­ly re­sponse to his querele 8.2171–77; asks that his suppli­cation be pre­sented 8.2183–88; the supplication 8.2217–2300; the reply of Venus 8.2322–76, 2398–2438; "remem­bre wel hou thou art old" 8.2439; Venus shows the company of lovers 8.2440–2732; she sends Cupid to remove the dart 8.2733– 2807; she applies healing ointment 8.2808– 23; laughs and takes leave 8.2870– 2951. See also Vulcan and Paris
Venus (planet): copper her metal 4.2473; home in Cancer 4.3245, Virgo 7.1113; qualities 7.771–800; "somdeil descordant" in Taurus 7.1020; Scorpio harms 7.1135; accords with Pisces 7.1231; stars and Venus 7.1315, 1382, 1395, 1421
Ver: spring 7.1014
Verconius: first to cook delicacies 4.2433
Vesper: 4.3209
Veste: Ylia’s temple 5.892
Viola: object of Babio and Croceus’ love 5.4811; her largess 5.4849. See Tale of Babio and Croceus
Virgil(e): love-drunk 6.98; yearns for daughter of the emperor of Rome 8.2714; Tale of Virgil’s Mirror 5.2031 ff.
Virginia: Tale of Virginia 7.5131 ff.
Virginity (Virginité): 5.6359–6489
Virgins: see Foolish Virgins
Virgo: 7.1081–1100; 7.1249
Vitellius (Vitellus, Vitelle): drunken­ness 6.537 ff. See Tale of Galba and Vitellius
Vulcan (Vulcanus): Tale of Vulcan, Mars, and Venus 5.635 ff.; biog­raphy 5.955–66

Wales: home of Christian bishop who christens Allee 2.904
Wanhope: see Tristesce
War (Werre): "make of thilke werre an end" Prol.161–62; "worldes swerd on honde is take" Prol.241–59; evils of war 3.2251–2362; lawful warfare 7.3594–3626; see also Crusades
Wolf: devourer of Christ’s sheep Prol.419; a phobia in the imag­ination 4.328; Lichaon’s inner nature turned into outer being 7.3364
Wrath (Wraththe): Book 3; see also Melancholy, Cheste, Hate, Con­tek, Homicide, Danger, Fool­haste, Mercy

Ychonithon: disciple of Nembrot 7.1453
Ydeac: Solomon’s book of magic 3.1318
Ydelnesse: see Idleness
Ydoine: beloved of Amadas 6.879
Ydomeneux: king who raised Orestes 3.1949
Ylia: prioress of temple of Vesta, raped by Mars, mother of Romulus and Remus 5.894
Ylioun: Priam’s Troy 5.7236
Ynde (Yndien): Alexander’s conquest of 3.2447; desert home of Deia­nara 4.2056; Dionysius’ sojourn in 5.1049; St. Thomas 5.1910; riches of 5.4732
Yno: see Ino
Yo: see Io
Ypocras: see Hyppocras
Ypocrisie: see Hypocrisy
Ysis: see Isis
Ysolde: see Isolde
Ytaile: Aeneas’ destiny 4.93, 2183; Mars 5.887, 903; Saturn 5.1223
Ytalie: Constance’s mother 2.591
Ytaspis: father of Darius 7.1785

Zelpha: Zilpah, Leah’s handmaid 8.131
Zenzis: see Zeuxis
Zeuxis: inventor of painting 4.2421
Zoroaster (Zorastes): magician 6.1402, 2368
Zorobabel: 7.1802; on strength of women and truth 7.1872–1974; see Esdras on the King, Wine, Women, and Truth