The Arsenale, the backbone of the naval power of Venice, was founded in the 12th century and expanded and expanded in the following centuries. It was at this time the largest shipyard in the world, where the famous Venetian longships, the "Trireme", were manufactured, equipped and repaired. In the heyday of the Republic in the 16th century, 16,000 workers were employed in the warehouses, workshops, foundries and docks of the Arsenale.
October 5, 2019
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