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Venice is at the head of what sea?
Adriatic
Jimmy's old friend
What century was Venice settled in?
Fourth century
rhymes with tour
What direction did it face and why?
East, Constantinople
Trade
What Eastern powers did Venice mostly trade with?
Byzantine Emperors
German Emperors
Mohammedans
bee's, chocolate, koranites
In 500AD, what was the Venetian government?
tribunes overseen by a duke or doge with an assembly of the people
mens best friend
How did the oligarchy exercise power?
Great Council
Small Council
gc sc
How many people weere in the small council? The great council?
Small: 6
Great: over 2000
s and s
g and 2
What year was the great council "closed"?
1297
+1 +7 -2
What was the purpose of the Council of Ten?
guarding against conspirators like the one of 1310
FBI
What was the most famous conpirator the Council of Ten dealt with, and inwhat year was his plot?
Marino Faliero: 1355
water fails in same last numbers +2
Where would the council of 10 hang conspirators?
Square of St. Mark
x = hanged man
What were Venice's chief Italian rivals?
Genoa and Pisa
lunch meat and urine
What year did Venetians divert the 4rth crusade to the attack of Constantinople?
1204
-2 +2
In 1294, who did Venice declare war against?
Genoa
salami
What year was peace made between Genoa and Venice?
1381
e snowman stick
What happened in Genoa in 1396 that left them at a disatvantage?
French domination
strong fromage
What Venetian was an official of the Great Khan in the Mongol Empire from 1275-1292?
Marco Polo
water chicken
What was the currency of Venice?
gold ducat
duh
During the 15th century what city was the greatest trading center of Europe?
Venice
whats this about?
When did the conflict between Venice and the Turks begin?
15th century, 1453 to be exact
well known day, renn begins
By what year had Moria and most of the Greek Islands fallen to the Turks?
1540
+4 -1
What three factors were most harmful to Venice's all powerful trading position?
continued war with Turks
outbreak of plague
exhaustion of timber (ships)
swords, boils, and trees oh my!
What two city states were enemies because of their agressive policies?
Venice and Milan
trade banks
Who was Florence allied with before Milan?
Venice
V
Was Venice included in the Spanish takeover?
no
opposite of yes
who conquered Venice at the end of the 18th century?
Napoleon
shorty
What was the other great Renaissance republic?
Florence
banky