This makes sense when you consider that book 2 of The Faerie Queen is all about temperance, which Medina embodies. Both of her sisters represent opposing extremes, but she is the balance between them, displaying kindness, generosity, peacemaking, and everything else that is wonderful about being moderate.
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- Norris Lacy, Geoffrey Ashe, Debra Mancoff – The Arthurian Handbook (Second Edition)
- Alan Lupack – The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend
- Ronan Coghlan – The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends
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