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In the 18th century , competition from other countries , especially Bohemia , caused something of a decline in the prestige of Venetian glass , although 17th - century types continued to be reproduced along with mirrors and beads .
In 1164 it formed part of the Veronese League against Frederick I Barbarossa and continued through the 13th century to struggle against the imperial power and local tyrant lords . It was ruled by the Scaligers from 1311 until it passed ...
The town continued to develop in the 17th century with commercial facilities and shipyards . Although severely damaged in World War II , some of its old fortifications remain , including the old Fort St. Angelo ( 870 ; renovated and ...
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