Merchant of Venice

who is antonio?


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Antonio is a Christian merchant of Venice, he agrees to vouch for a loan to Bassanio from Shylock by putting a pound of his flesh up as collateral.

antanio was a christan merchant who is bassanios closest friend , who takes a loan from shylock for bassanio in favour of a bond than if he is unadle yo pay back the lone in time then shylock will cut a pound of fless from antanios body.


antonio is the merchant of venice.he is  christian.his close friend was bassanio.he borrow 3000 ducats from shylock for his friend to go to belmont to marry portia.he was ready to sacrifice his life for his dearest friend bassanio