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
flagBulgaria
0%
16%
66%
16%
12
flagSpain
13%
20%
63%
3%
30
flagDenmark
20%
20%
60%
0%
15
flagCanada
10%
30%
57%
1%
56
flagSweden
4%
33%
57%
4%
21
flagItaly
3%
31%
56%
6%
58
flagthe Netherlands
2%
41%
56%
0%
41
flagPoland
10%
29%
55%
4%
13693
flagFrance
10%
33%
53%
3%
30
flagGermany
10%
32%
52%
4%
188
flagthe United States
7%
33%
51%
6%
323
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
34%
50%
3%
364
flagLithuania
0%
37%
50%
6%
16
flagUnknown
12%
39%
44%
3%
556
flagIndia
13%
44%
38%
2%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
39%
37%
3%
51
flagNorway
10%
50%
35%
5%
20
flagBelgium
28%
28%
35%
7%
14
flagAustralia
16%
50%
33%
0%
18
flagthe Philippines
23%
38%
7%
30%
13

Gender

men48%
women49%
slaves
13%
12%
textiles
34%
34%
spices
48%
49%
grain
4%
3%

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