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
13%
9%
72%
4%
22
flagItaly
2%
25%
65%
7%
40
flagAustria
0%
40%
60%
0%
10
flagLithuania
0%
41%
58%
0%
12
flagPoland
10%
29%
55%
4%
9924
flagGermany
10%
30%
53%
5%
149
flagUnknown
26%
13%
53%
6%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
34%
52%
1%
291
flagthe United States
8%
33%
51%
6%
282
flagthe Netherlands
3%
45%
51%
0%
33
flagSweden
6%
37%
50%
6%
16
flagFrance
12%
40%
44%
4%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
33%
40%
4%
42
flagBelgium
30%
30%
38%
0%
13
flagCanada
13%
48%
37%
0%
29
flagIndia
13%
46%
36%
3%
30
flagNorway
11%
55%
27%
5%
18
flagAustralia
25%
66%
8%
0%
12
flagthe Philippines
30%
40%
0%
30%
10

Gender

men51%
women49%
slaves
13%
12%
textiles
30%
34%
spices
51%
50%
grain
4%
3%

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