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Is "merchant of venice" is based on a true story?

11.01.2012 08:07

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I believe that parts of it might allude to real things/places. It's a tragic comedy written by William Shakespeare. For example Salerio's reference to his ship the "Andrew" is thought to be in reference to the Spanish ship called St. Andrew captured by the English.

More info can be found at the link.

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mikla 12.01.2012 20:33

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