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Here in Venice, traders can gain massive wealth by selling goods from their friends from the Ottoman Empire and Persia
Many of these goods are very different from what Venice usually trades. A lot of these things are cooler that boring old soap and cotton.
Venice relied on the Ottomans for many luxury goods.
Venice's merchant galleries normally carried spices, soap, cotton, and industrial supplies before the introduction to Ottoman goods.
The Ottoman Empire traded goods like carpets, velvet, silk, glass,porcelain, gilded books, and illustrated writings
Now who wouldn't want to come to Venice to gain wealth as a merchant?
The Venetian traders had nautical expertise and the Islamic traders relied on their ships for the extension of their trade routes.
Together they became co-superpowers of trade in the Mediterranean because they relied on each other. Venice became influenced by Islamic art and politics. They also adopted the Islamic number system.
With the new numbers trade was made easier. The Venetians now could also measure and weigh the product to determine its price to keep things fair.
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