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The rise of the Maritime Republic

Along with military force meanwhile, was being consolidated mercantile vocation, which would bring Pisa to establish itself as one of the great powers of the Mediterranean formed a free commune, Mille said after his dominion over Sardinia, Corsica and the Balearics; the wake of the Crusades was able to extend its commercial influence to Syria.

The golden period is from the twelfth century to the first half of XIII: the time frame in which Pisa into history as a glorious maritime republic, is enriched with beautiful monuments and witnessed the birth of the Studium University, one of the oldest and most prestigious of ‘Europe.