What kind of trade made Venice rich?

slaves
textiles
spices
grain
From the 8th until the 15th century, the Republic of Venice had the monopoly on lu­cra­tive spice trade with the Middle East, as it con­trolled East Mediter­ranean sea routes. It was the main reason for Spain and Portugal to seek sea routes to India.

Answers distribution

slaves
textiles
spices
grain
answers
flagSpain
16%
12%
68%
4%
25
flagDenmark
16%
16%
66%
0%
12
flagItaly
4%
28%
59%
6%
49
flagthe Netherlands
2%
40%
57%
0%
40
flagPoland
10%
29%
55%
4%
11681
flagLithuania
0%
33%
53%
6%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
33%
52%
2%
323
flagGermany
9%
33%
52%
4%
163
flagthe United States
8%
32%
50%
6%
302
flagFrance
10%
35%
50%
3%
28
flagSweden
6%
37%
50%
6%
16
flagUkraine
20%
30%
50%
0%
10
flagUnknown
12%
39%
44%
2%
318
flagCanada
13%
39%
44%
2%
38
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
36%
38%
4%
49
flagIndia
13%
46%
36%
3%
30
flagNorway
10%
50%
35%
5%
20
flagBelgium
28%
28%
35%
7%
14
flagAustralia
18%
50%
31%
0%
16
flagthe Philippines
27%
45%
0%
27%
11

Gender

men49%
women49%
slaves
12%
12%
textiles
33%
34%
spices
49%
49%
grain
4%
3%

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