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Europe, the Black Sea, the Greek islands, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Red Sea
Asia's western border
won the loyalty of his non-Muslim subjects and taxed everyone equal
what Akbar accomplished during his reign
forced non-Muslims to pay a special tax and destroyed many Hindu temples
what Aurangzeb did to the people in his empire
strengthened civil service exams, literature and fine arts flourished, and trade expanded and contact with our cultures of Western Asia increased
what happened under Wu hou
trade provided a large source of income for the empire, the iron plow improved agriculture, and iron was used for armor and construction material
what happened under the Song dynasty
first non-Chinese ruler, improvements made in conquered lands, assured that water travel was safe
achievements of the Mongol dynasty
strengthened and added onto the Great Wall, built Forbidden City, entered little contact with others, explored
achievements made by Ming dynasty
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