So i think that here comes my first response wall of the year...Ok here comes my first text wall of the year.
Yeah, eventual deforestation + heavy plough will certainly play in favor of Islam in the region, i even suspect that is fairly possible that Islam ends up speeding the process. Especially for the slavs, since them already use the heavy plough for at least 200 years (and the germans just are recorded using it by 720).Forest Stuff
I already said that alcohol is a non-issue (especially considering the schools that accept urf as a source of jurisprudence) as far as use in agriculture is concerned (and depending on which school is patronized, as far as use in general is concerned). But pork, i really didn't thought about that, so it seems that will not be a big of a problem, though any german-slav muslim could just use the "we need that to survive" argument against any calls of heresy.The Prohibitions
Heh, you're right, but here i will not say too much because i don't want to spoil important things, but iust to say, the steppe will be interesting soon...Steppe