Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds

Europe In The Middle Ages: Cities And Cathedrals
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS2  |  February 15, 2011

In this final episode, Heinrich Schuder - doctor, scholar and cartographer - is sent to Venice on behalf of his home city of Nuremberg, to find out about commercial routes to India. Venice was the city where modern banking began. People were given a licence to put a cloth on a banca or table to carry out financial transactions.

In this final episode, Heinrich Schuder - doctor, scholar and cartographer - is sent to Venice on behalf of his home city of Nuremberg, to find out about commercial routes to India. Venice was the city where modern banking began. People were given a licence to put a cloth on a banca or table to carry out financial transactions.

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