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Venice in the Middle Ages

Venice in the Middle Ages

Medieval Venice owed its wealth to its flourishing maritime trade.



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  • Venice is also known as:
  • Which of these structures is not situated in Venice?
  • Which present-day country is Venice located in?
  • What was not found in medieval Venice?
  • Which city was one of the greatest rivals of Venice?
  • What made Venice a powerful medieval city?
  • Which expression characterises medieval Venice best?
  • What was the form of state of medieval Venice?
  • Which events made Venice a flourishing state?
  • What was the main form of transport in medieval Venice?
  • Which event did NOT play an important role in the decline of Venice?
  • Who had the greatest power in medieval Venice?
  • For how long time did the Doges of Venice stay in office?
  • Which state institution helped the Doge of Venice in governing?
  • Who is the patron saint of Venice?
  • What were the stakes supporting buildings of medieval Venice made of?
  • Why were the posts supporting buildings of medieval Venice made of red pine?
  • Who was not born in Venice?
  • How many members did the Signoria have?
  • On the shore of which sea is Venice situated?
  • Which of these was the furthest from medieval Venice?
  • In which centuries did medieval towns develop spectacularly?
  • Is it true that the favourable geographical location made settlement around Venice easy?
  • Is it true that the location of Venice made the city easily defensible?
  • What was not part of an average merchant´s house in Venice?
  • What privileges did an average medieval merchant town not have?
  • What was the main source of income of medieval city dwellers?
  • What is the name of the association of craftsmen of the same trade?
  • Who would you be unlikely to meet in medieval Venice during a walk in the town?
  • In which style were most of the buildings of Venice built in the late Middle Ages (14th-15th centuries)?


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