Genealogy of Orlando Furioso

Orlando Furioso is a vast and complex novel which relies on the reader’s proper understanding of genealogy to make sense of the multiple lineages of characters. What’s worse, many have similar-sounding names.

To help you distinguish your Agrican from your Agramant, and your Bradamante from your Brandimarte, I have put together this, hopefully helpful chart which lays out most the major characters, their provenance and genealogy, as well as their love interests.

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