Bradamant

Bradamant

female knight-errant. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
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(11) The final fit of madness begins in Canto 35 when Bradamant defeats Rodomont in combat.
Her fantasy novel, Bradamant's Quest (FTL Publications) was published in 2011.
"Bradamant's Quest" is a youthful fantasy from Ruth Berman who presents a story of Bradamant, who is charged in recovering her family's magical talismans after Charlemagne's wars are over.
Indeed, much of Ariosto's action is engineered to bring together Ruggiero the Saracen (at least on his mother's side) with the Christian Bradamant in order to explain the "mixed" lineage (however fictionalized) of the Florentine house of Este.
The world of chivalry and the world of fantasy mingle in the poem's three main stories: the account of the wars of Charlemagne, the tale of Orlando's hopeless love for Angelica and his later madness, and the love story of Rogero and Bradamant, the supposed heirs of the great house of Este.
The cause of many misfortunes to others, she herself falls victim to an enchanter's magic and is carried to the island of Ebuda, where she is about to be offered as a sacrifice to a giant orc when she is saved by Rogero, the Saracen knight who forgets his own loved Bradamant and falls under the spell of Angelica's charms.
Rejoicing when he learns that Rogero has received Christian baptism, he promises the hand of his sister Bradamant to the Saracen hero.
Rogero, a noble Saracen knight in love with Bradamant, the sister of Rinaldo.
Bradamant, a maiden knight, the sister of Rinaldo and later the wife of Rogero.
Later, having met and fallen in love with the warrior maiden Bradamante (Bradamant), he becomes converted to Christianity and marries her.
Forthcoming from FTL Publications is her fantasy novel, Bradamant's Quest.
He was saved from this captivity by Bradamant, a warrior maiden.