Connected to Europe, Africa, and China. Earth's richest maritime trading network and an area of rapid Muslim expansion.
Any of various Chinese boats with a high rear deck. In the post-Classical era, plied waters as far away as Africa via the Indian Ocean.
The name for the region and people in post-classical Muslim-controlled northern India. Spread Islam, established a capital in the center of northern India, and fought for supremacy for centuries.
Trading empire from south of Egypt during the post-Classical era. Controlled trade between Egypt and sub-Saharan Africa. Known for standing against Muslim expansion with its ancient form of Christianity.
Branch of Christianity headquartered in east Africa.