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Which countries were in "The Merchant of Venice"?
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The play takes place in Italy. Venice, as the title clearly implies, is the principal location and the only other is Belmont, home of Portia. Belmont is a very widespread placename in romance language countries but this particular Belmont is obviously in Italy and within relatively easy reach of Venice, albeit by sea.
Posted by anzio45 on January 20, 2009 at 5:59 PM (Answer #1)
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