ming dynasty

  1. Whiteshore

    DBWI: The Zhengde Emperor didn't adopt Islam?

    As we all know, the Zhengde Emperor of China (who reigned from 1505 to 1552) publicly converted to Islam after his near-death experience in 1521, but what if he hadn't openly converted to Islam (or died in 1521)? What would the impact be of no Muslim Ming Emperors? Would Islam still be a...
  2. Aaaaasima

    WI: Hongwu emperor converts to Islam?

    He wrote a 100 word eulogy praising Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, even calling Islam "true and pure". Let's say Hongwu actually does convert to Islam. What happens to China, and the Ming Dynasty? Does China convert to Islam? Will Confucianism make a comeback? (Yes, two "What is an empire...