Republic of Venice

Venice develops into a trading center
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992 Jan 1

Venice develops into a trading center

Venice, Metropolitan City of V

Over the next few centuries, Venice developed as a trading center, happy to do business with both the Islamic world as well as the Byzantine Empire, with whom they remained close. Indeed, in 992, Venice earned special trading rights with the empire in return for accepting Byzantine sovereignty again.

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